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South Africa battles to contain a mutant strain of COVID-19

Clip: 02/18/2021 | 6m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

South Africa is battling to contain a mutant strain of COVID-19 that has now been found in more than 30 other countries, including in the U.S., which has prompted a raft of travel bans on South Africa. But across Africa itself, borders remain very much open on a continent that has little hope of getting enough vaccines for years to come. Special correspondent Chris Ocamringa reports.

Aired: 02/18/21

Rating: NR

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