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Lockdown lifting may have to be reversed, says expert – Cornwall Live

“The new variant that has come, the B.167, is becoming dominant in parts of the UK,”

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A public health expert says lockdown lifting measures in the UK may have to be reversed because of the Indian variant of Covid.
Sir Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust, warned that restrictions may have to be reversed if the new variant escapes protection afforded to people by the Covid-19 vaccines.
The new variant that has come, the B.167, is becoming dominant in parts of the UK, he told BBC Radio 4s Today programme.
Yet vaccination across the country has been extraordinarily successful.

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