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Coronavirus: ‘Too early' to know if South African variant limits vaccine efficacy, says Vallance

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Matt Hancock told travel industry leaders the variant could reduce effectiveness ‘by about 50 per cent'
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Matt Hancock warns vaccine may be 50% less effective against South Africa strain

Matt Hancock warns vaccine may be 50% less effective against South Africa strain

1 month ago   |   By Metro

The health secretary said there is early data to suggest the South African variant may be more resistant to jabs
Matt Hancock has warned the South African coronavirus variant could reduce vaccine effectiveness by 50% - putting the UK ‘back to square one' if it took hold and became the dominant strain.
The health secretary said ‘there is evidence in the public domain' that the variant may be more resistant to current jabs in use, but cautioned that ‘we are not sure of this data' yet.
He added that the variant is being tested at the Government's Porton Down research facility as well as in a...
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Matt Hancock warns South African coronavirus variant ‘could cut vaccine efficacy by 50%'

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Matt Hancock has warned there is possible evidence a mutated strain of coronavirus that was detected in South Africa could reduce the effectiveness of vaccines by 50 per cent.
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Matt Hancock warns of evidence South African variant could cut vaccine efficacy

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The emergence of a new coronavirus strain capable of evading vaccines would leave the UK “back to square one”, Matt Hancock has said as he warned there is evidence the South African variant could reduce effectiveness by half.
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