Vietnam variant

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    New Covid-19 variant in Vietnam, a hybrid of Indian and UK strain

    A combination of the so-called Indian variant and UK variant of Covid-19 with rapid airborne transmission has been discovered in Vietnam. The country, like Thailand, locked down hard and early and largely avoided the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, only to have a new outbreak bring exponentially worse infections and death in April. The discovery of this new strain is contributing…