British Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirms two people infected with the new variant are “contacts of cases who travelled” from South Africa. South African scientists believe the variant is more infectious and could hit younger people harder.
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"Overall trend in Turkey is that the number of cases is beginning to come down or to stabilise. We are seeing cautiously optimistic signs," says Catherine Smallwood, WHO's senior health emergency officer for Europe.
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