Shanghai sees new UK variant, 25 new infections on mainland

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN): The Chinese mainland has reported its first Covid-19 case caused by the new, significantly more infectious variant of the novel coronavirus that was found in the recent outbreak in the United Kingdom, according to research published on Wednesday (Dec 30).

A report on the research was published online by the China CDC Weekly, an academic platform set up by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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