Pedestrians pass posters advertising a festival in Penrith, Cumbria, England. Photo: AFP Pedestrians pass posters advertising a festival in Penrith, Cumbria, England. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians pass posters advertising a festival in Penrith, Cumbria, England. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Delta’s spread from London to Tokyo shows easing all restrictions after vaccination is ‘ill advised’

  • The highly transmissible mutant strain has exposed both the vulnerability of countries with low vaccination rates and those that view jabs as a cure all
  • Even in highly jabbed places, mask wearing and social distancing may need to stay, at least for now, while a Nobel Prize-winning scientist says antiviral drugs used alongside vaccinations may also have a vital role to play

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pedestrians pass posters advertising a festival in Penrith, Cumbria, England. Photo: AFP Pedestrians pass posters advertising a festival in Penrith, Cumbria, England. Photo: AFP
Pedestrians pass posters advertising a festival in Penrith, Cumbria, England. Photo: AFP
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