U.S. stock markets opened sharply lower Friday morning as investors reacted with the fears of a new Covid variant found in South Africa but now spreading to Asia and Europe.
After the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by as much as 1000 points, or around 2.8 percent,
Why the panic? A new Botswana variant has been discovered in Southern Africa. This virus has 32 ‘horrific’ mutations is the most evolved Covid strain EVER and could be ‘worse than Delta’ — as expert says it may have emerged in an HIV patient