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British COVID-19 Variant May Have Arrived from Cambodia

BANGKOK, April 9 (TNA) – A renowned virologist assumed the British variant of COVID-19 in Thailand might come from Cambodia where the strain had spread.

Prof Dr Yong Poovorawan, head of the Center of Excellence in Clinical Virology at Chulalongkorn University, wrote on his Facebook page that the British variant known as B.1.1.7 had spread widely in Cambodia since Feb 20 and on March 19 about 1,500 people had the variant in Cambodia.

Full story: tna.mcot.net


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