The new strain has sent London and other parts of the UK into lockdown. Photo: AP The new strain has sent London and other parts of the UK into lockdown. Photo: AP
The new strain has sent London and other parts of the UK into lockdown. Photo: AP
Coronavirus UK

What we know so far about the new coronavirus strain found in Britain

  • The genetic mutation is probably more easily transmitted than earlier strains prompting a UK travel ban in dozens of countries
  • But so far there is no evidence to suggest it is more deadly and scientists are hopeful that vaccines will still work

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The new strain has sent London and other parts of the UK into lockdown. Photo: AP The new strain has sent London and other parts of the UK into lockdown. Photo: AP
The new strain has sent London and other parts of the UK into lockdown. Photo: AP
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