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Why the Covid-19 variants are so dangerous

With new, more infectious variants of Covid-19 detected around the world, and at New Zealand’s border, the risk of further level 3 or 4 lockdowns is increased if those viruses get into the community. These include a variant called B.1.1.7 that has spread quickly in the UK, with other new variants now observed in South Africa and Brazil. Changes in the genetic […]