COVID-19 update | 'Some evidence' UK coronavirus strain more deadly: PM Boris Johnson

The new strain of coronavirus identified in Britain is not only more transmissible but also more deadly, British PM said on Friday.

January 22, 2021 / 10:48 PM IST
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There is "some evidence" that the new strain of coronavirus identified in Britain is not only more transmissible but also more deadly, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday.

"It also now appears that there is some evidence that the new variant... may be associated with a higher degree of mortality," he said at a Downing Street press conference.
AFP
first published: Jan 22, 2021 10:48 pm
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