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Brazil Covid variant: What we know as Boris Johnson warns he’s ‘concerned’ about strain – Mirror Online

The new variant was identified in Japan after four people – a man, woman and two children – tested positive after travelling from the Amazonas state in Brazil earlier…

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson today said he is “very concerned” about a new Covid variant believed to have originated in Brazil – here’s all you need to know about the strain.
The latest mutation was discovered in Japan after four people travelled from the Amazonas state to Tokyo earlier this month.
Much is unknown about the variant, including whether vaccines will be effective against it, and scientists are not yet sure if it is more transmissable.
At this stage it is not believed to make people…

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