1/23, 6:01 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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WHO warns of real chance for new strains' emergence

There is a "very real possibility" that new COVID-19 strains of concerns will emerge in the future, the World Health Organization's expert, Maria van Kerkhove, said on Sunday.

"The more this virus circulates, the more opportunities it has to change," she said in a video address posted on the agency's social media accounts.

She underlined there is no doubt that the new variants will be more infectious since they will need to overcome the immune barriers the previous variants couldn't.

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