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Indian Covid variant must be ‘urgently analysed’ as calls mount for country to be added to travel ‘red list’

Indian Covid variant must be ‘urgently analysed’ as calls mount for country to be added to travel ‘red list’

BRITAIN must urgently analyse the Indian Covid variant, a leading epidemiologist has warned, as calls mount for the country to be added to the Gove [...]
Indian Covid variant ‘high concern’ after cases double but ‘no evidence’ it can beat vaccines, minister insists

Indian Covid variant ‘high concern’ after cases double but ‘no evidence’ it can beat vaccines, minister insists

THE Indian coronavirus variant is of “high concern” after cases doubled in a week but there is “no evidence” it can beat vaccines, a minister has s [...]
Indian Covid update: Variant under investigation is ‘causing people to be concerned’

Indian Covid update: Variant under investigation is ‘causing people to be concerned’

The fear is that the Covid variant might be more transmissible and could possibly stunt the ability of vaccines to reduce the spread.So far, the UK [...]
As Variant Spreads, Covid-19 Cases Rise Sharply in Pennsylvania

As Variant Spreads, Covid-19 Cases Rise Sharply in Pennsylvania

Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are surging in Pennsylvania, as state officials warn of trends seen across the country: increased travel lev [...]
South African variant cases DOUBLE in a month raising fears Covid strains escaping vaccines and roadmap will be delayed

South African variant cases DOUBLE in a month raising fears Covid strains escaping vaccines and roadmap will be delayed

CASES of the South African variant have doubled in a month – sparking fears Covid mutations able to escape vaccines could delay Britain&#8217 [...]
Indian Covid variant ‘may be resistant’ to vaccine as expert warns it might ‘scupper UK’s escape plan’ out of lockdown

Indian Covid variant ‘may be resistant’ to vaccine as expert warns it might ‘scupper UK’s escape plan’ out of lockdown

THE Indian Covid variant “may be resistant” to a vaccine – as an expert warns it could “scupper the UK’s escape plan& [...]
India Covid variant: Two reasons why new variant found in UK raises major concerns

India Covid variant: Two reasons why new variant found in UK raises major concerns

Figures published by Public Health England (PHE) show there is a new coronavirus variant proliferating on UK shores. There have been 73 cases detec [...]
South African variant cases rise amid reports several infected people have had a Covid vaccine dose

South African variant cases rise amid reports several infected people have had a Covid vaccine dose

THE SOUTH African variant has spread further amid reports that several infected people have had a Covid vaccine dose. It fuels fears the strain [...]
Local lockdowns could be vital to tackle outbreaks of South African Covid variant

Local lockdowns could be vital to tackle outbreaks of South African Covid variant

OUTBREAKS of the South African variant could be effectively tackled with local lockdown style restrictions, experts say. The highly transmissibl [...]
Brazil variant is mutating – new study warns Covid strain could become more dangerous

Brazil variant is mutating – new study warns Covid strain could become more dangerous

Research conducted by the public health institute Fiocruz into the variants circulating in Brazil found mutations in the spike region of the virus [...]
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