People take part in an anti-vaccination and anti-lockdown protest in London on Monday. Photo: PA via AP People take part in an anti-vaccination and anti-lockdown protest in London on Monday. Photo: PA via AP
People take part in an anti-vaccination and anti-lockdown protest in London on Monday. Photo: PA via AP

New coronavirus strain found in England as London faces tighter restrictions

  • British health secretary says variant may be associated with rapid rise in infection levels, but there is no suggestion that it would not respond to vaccine
  • WHO is looking into new strain, but says there is no evidence it behaves differently from existing types

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People take part in an anti-vaccination and anti-lockdown protest in London on Monday. Photo: PA via AP People take part in an anti-vaccination and anti-lockdown protest in London on Monday. Photo: PA via AP
People take part in an anti-vaccination and anti-lockdown protest in London on Monday. Photo: PA via AP
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