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Coronavirus: WHO monitoring new variant called ‘Mu’

The World Health Organization said it was monitoring a new coronavirus variant known as “Mu”, which was first identified in Colombia in January.Mu, known scientifically as B. 1.621, has been classified as a “variant of interest”, the global health body said on Tuesday in its weekly pandemic bulletin.The WHO said the variant has mutations that indicate a risk of resistance to vaccines and stressed that further studies were needed to better understand it.“The Mu variant has a constellation of…

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