PARACHUTE IN EXTRA VACCINE SUPPLIES TO TARGET NEW COVID VARIANT, SCIENTISTS SUGGEST

Scientists have proposed parachuting in extra vaccine supplies to southern Africa to help prepare the region for an expected rise in cases driven by the new Covid-19 variant. © AFP via Getty Images coronavirus The variant – called B.1.1.529 – is feared to be highly transmissible and effective at evading the body’s immune response due to its “very unusual constellation” of muta...

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