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Stocks, oil drop over concerns about new COVID-19 variant

Stock markets are down across much of the world on Friday after the discovery of a new COVID-19 variant in South Africa. Oil prices have fallen as well.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Roben Farzad, host of Public Radio’s “Full Disclosure.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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