Kemri Lab
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Kemri warns of 16 new coronavirus variants in Kenya

What you need to know:

  • In total, there are now 20 variants in circulation in Kenya, four having been discovered in March last year.
  • One of the four variants first reported during the Kemri’s initial sequencing has mutated and is now raising concern among the team of researchers.

Experts have warned that 16 new variants of the coronavirus could be silently spreading in Kenya.


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