Vicious variant sell-off as Black Friday hits stock market – with insight from The Wall Street Journal
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Vicious variant sell-off as Black Friday hits stock market – with insight from The Wall Street Journal

Global markets tumbled on Friday, following news that a new variant of the coronavirus –supposedly more transmissible and able to bypass vaccination – has emerged. This caused investors to flee risky assets for safe havens such as gold. The local bourse was especially hard hit, with banking and leisure stocks feeling the brunt of the…

New Covid-19 variant (found in SA) has “concerning number of mutations”
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New Covid-19 variant (found in SA) has “concerning number of mutations”

New Covid Variant Found in South Africa Has Concerning Mutations By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) – South African scientists said they identified a new coronavirus variant that has a concerning number of mutations. The so-called C.1.2. variant was first identified in May in the South African provinces of Mpumalanga and Gauteng, where Johannesburg and the capital,…