The WHO, which is in contact with the UK about the new Covid-19 strain, is striving for a clearer picture

The World Health Organization (WHO) is in close contact with British officials about a new variant of the Covid-19 virus, it said on Sunday and advised people to beware of the spread of the disease.

File photo: A logo is pictured outside a World Health Organization (WHO) building during a board meeting to update the coronavirus outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland. (Reuters photo)

The World Health Organization (WHO) has a new Covid-19 virus variant, it said on Sunday, and advised people to beware of the spread of the disease.

Several European countries Restrictions imposed when traveling to and from the UK due to concerns about the new strain that is rapidly spreading there.

‘We are in close contact with UK officials. They will continue to share information and results of their analysis and ongoing research. We will update the public and Member States as we learn more and have a clearer picture of the characteristics of this variant . ” “said the WHO.

“In the meantime, we advise people to take all protective measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and to comply with guidelines from national authorities.”