RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) cautioned against major alarm over a new, highly infectious variant of the coronavirus that has emerged in Britain, saying this was a normal part of a pandemic’s evolution.
W.H.O. officials even put a positive light on the discovery of the new strains that prompted a slew of alarmed countries to impose travel restrictions on Britain and South Africa, saying new tools to track the virus were working.
"We have to find a balance. It’s very important to have transparency, it’s very important to tell . . .