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Chile reports Latin America’s first detected case of new virus strain

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  SANTIAGO, Chile (AFP) — Chile’s health authorities said on Tuesday they had detected a case of the new coronavirus strain initially found in Britain, the first such confirmed infection in Latin America. Experts believe this Covid-19 variant to be considerably more contagious than the original strain first detected in China. The case was found in a Chilean woman who returned to the country on December 21 from Madrid, having also traveled to Britain and […]