A team of scientists is investigating the strain to find out more. John Nekengsong, chief of Africa CDC full name Africa’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said of the new strain from Nigeria, the strains seen in the UK and South Africa are of a different nature.
20 is being investigated by scientists at the Nigeria CDC and Africa’s Center for Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases. He demanded more time to investigate this nature of the virus. This new strain is named P681H variant.
A Nigerian variant of the coronavirus was found in a sample of two patients 100 miles north of Lagos in the southern Osun state in August, according to a report. A new strain of coronavirus is based on two or three genetic sequences. South Africa also issued an alert last weekend over the growing case of Corona.
The African CDC has also called an emergency meeting after seeing the increasing pace of transition across the continent. The meeting will discuss the supply of vaccines across the continent in addition to Corona’s new strain.