New variants of the coronavirus emerge

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 4:05pm

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New variants of the coronavirus have emerged in the UK and South Africa. But while scientists are keeping a close eye on how the virus is changing, virus mutations are normal and expected. Host Marco Werman speaks to The World's Elana Gordon, who answers our questions about the science behind this and what it means for the future.