WHO says UK strain in over 60 countries as Biden mourns Covid victims

Geneva (AFP) – The UK coronavirus strain has spread to at least 60 countries, the World Health Organization reported Wednesday, after US President-elect Joe Biden led a moving tribute to American victims. Covid-19 has claimed more than two million lives globally since it was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan more than a year ago, while the total number of reported cases is edging towards 100 million, according to an AFP tally. The arrival of mass inoculation drives in the United States, Europe and Asia had brought hope that the end of the epidemic was in sight. But deep concern over …

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