Covid-19 Brazilian Variant
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New COVID variants have changed the game, and vaccines will not be enough. We need global ‘maximum suppression’.5 min read
COVID-19 variants of concern have changed the game. We need to recognise and act on this to avoid future waves of infections, yet more lockdowns and restrictions, and avoidable illness and death.
The P1 variant has arrived in the UK, with early analysis suggesting it may be more transmissible and able to partially escape existing immunity.
New studies may indicate that the recent reports of the detection of the E484K mutation in the UK variant should be of greater concern to UK health officials than the importation and subsequent circulation of the South African variant.