WHO tracking new EG.5 coronavirus variant spreading in UK and U.S.: Tedros

The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently tracking several coronavirus variants, including the EG.5 variant that is spreading in the U.S. and U.K., Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday.

"The risk remains of a more dangerous variant emerging that could cause a sudden increase in cases and deaths," Tedros said, adding that the agency is publishing a risk evaluation report on it today.

Source(s): Reuters

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