Katsunobu Katō

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New Covid-19 strain found in 91 cases in Japan
New Covid-19 strain found in 91 cases in Japan
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A new, possible more contagious Covid-19 strain has been found in 91 cases in eastern Japan, Japan's chief cabinet secretary Katsunobu Kato confirmed. The new strain contains the E484K mutation, which was first identified in the South African SARS-CoV-2 variant and later in the UK variant.