Covid-19 Indian Variant
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Look back in anger – and forward with better policies. It is high time the UK Government introduced measures to acknowledge the evidence on the airborne nature of the coronavirus to prevent a catastrophic third wave.
We look at the coronavirus situation in the UK this week – why the government is sticking to its roadmap at all costs, the potential danger of the B.1.617.2 variant (first detected in India), confusion about masks in schools, holidays abroad, and more...
A viral immunologist answers key questions about the Indian variant, B16172.
Here is a fact check of today’s daily briefing. Is the government actually following the data, or even presenting the data accurately? TL;DR: The reality is in stark contrast to the rosy picture being presented by the government.
Increased demand and falling supplies in India risk leaving many countries empty-handed.
The government has finally designated B1617.2 (the “Indian variant”) a Variant of Concern (VOC). The release of the information that the risk to the public is “high” appears to have been delayed because of the elections.