The new UK coronavirus strain may be 30 to 40 percent more deadly than the original SARS-CoV-2 variant, according to a UK governmental health advisory group, despite initial hopes that the faster-spreading variant of the coronavirus had no greater impact on hospitalizations or death than its predecessor. This new developmentread more

A new cluster of COVID-19 cases in northeastern China has prompted authorities to impose a lockdown on over 100 million Chinese citizens in the cities of Shulan, Jilin city and Shengyang, with health officials reporting that this resurgence of the coronavirus appears to act differently than the original outbreak inread more