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UK bans travel from Denmark over new Coronavirus strain among minks
No evidence to suggest coronavirus cluster 5 variant found in minks increases virus transmissibility, disease severitySo far, six countries — Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Italy and the U.S. — have reported SARS-CoV-2 in farmed minks, says WHO
United Kingdom bans travellers from DenmarkThe UK has imposed an immediate for all travellers from Denmark amid concerns of a mutated Covid-19 strain found in minks that has been transmitted to over 210 people in the Scandinavian..
WHO chief scientist says early to judge if COVID-19 mutation in minks can impact vaccine
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