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UK Prime Minster claims Britain's 'super-covid' variant is 30% more deadly

2 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his health advisers claimed Thursday that the UK's 'super-covid' variant may be between 30 and 40 percent more deadly.
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UK chief scientist says new virus variant may be more deadly

UK chief scientist says new virus variant may be more deadly

2 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

Britain's chief scientific adviser says there is some evidence that a new variant of the coronavirus first identified in southeast England carries a higher risk of death than the original strain
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UK Covid variant could be more deadly, says Boris Johnson - video

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Boris Johnson said there was ‘some evidence' that the new variant of the coronavirus first discovered in the south-east of England could be more lethal than the original. Patrick Vallance, the government's chief scientific adviser, said the data was ‘not yet strong,' but that the variant could be up to 30% more deadly than other strains. UK Covid live
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Covid vaccine less likely to work on new South African variant of virus

Covid vaccine less likely to work on new South African variant of virus

2 monthes ago   |   By The Mirror

Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance made the warning at today's Downing Street press conference after Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed the new variant that emerged in the UK may be associated with a higher mortality rate
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Coronavirus lockdown update as Boris Johnson warns of tough action at UK borders

Coronavirus lockdown update as Boris Johnson warns of tough action at UK borders

2 monthes ago   |   By The Mirror

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the Government would take further action to protect Britain's borders and prevent new Covid-19 variants from entering the UK
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The New ‘More Deadly' Covid Variant

The New ‘More Deadly' Covid Variant

2 monthes ago   |   By Novara Media

Boris Johnson has announced the new covid variant may be more lethal. We ask clinical epidemiologist Deepti Gurdasani how worried the public should be about this variant. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial
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Boris Johnson hints at tighter border rules, saying ‘we may need to go further' to limit Covid spread

2 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

Measures aimed at keeping new variants out of UK
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Evidence UK variant of Covid-19 associated with higher mortality

2 monthes ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The new variant of coronavirus that has emerged in the UK may be associated with a higher mortality rate, Boris Johnson has warned.
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Boris Johnson says the UK's coronavirus variant may have up to a 30% higher mortality rate

Boris Johnson says the UK's coronavirus variant may have up to a 30% higher mortality rate

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement There is some evidence the new variant of the coronavirus first identified in the UK may be more deadly than previous variants, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said.
Johnson told a Downing Street press conference on Friday that "it also now appears there is some evidence the new variant may be associated with a higher degree of mortality."
Identification of the new variant, which most scientists now believe has a faster transmission rate than other variants, has coincided with a surge of deaths in the UK.
There were 1,401 recorded deaths of people who tested...
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New UK Covid variant may be 30% more deadly, says Boris Johnson

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

PM says B117 may increase death rate by factor of 1.3 as well as being more contagious Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A new variant of Covid-19 that emerged in south-east England last year and spread around the world may be more deadly than coronavirus in circulation in the first wave of the epidemic, Boris Johnson has said. Scientists on the government's New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group have concluded that the new variant, named B117, may increase the death rate by a multiple of 1.3. Related: MHRA and vaccine makers in talks over new...
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Boris Johnson says there is ‘some evidence' new Covid variant is more lethal

2 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

There is “some evidence” that the new Covid -19 variant first detected in Kent is more deadly than previous strains of the virus, Boris Johnson said on Friday.
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New UK Variant Of Coronavirus May Be More Deadly, Boris Johnson Reveals

2 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

The UK new variant of coronavirus that helped drive increased infections in December is thought to be more deadly, Boris Johnson has revealed. The prime minister told a Downing Street briefing: “We've been informed today that, in addition to spreading more quickly, it also now appears that there is some evidence that the new variant, the variant that was first identified in London and the south-east, may be associated with a higher degree of mortality.” This is a breaking news story and will be updated. Follow HuffPost UK on Twitter here , and on Facebook here .
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Boris Johnson says Covid variant may be more deadly - new scientific evidence emerges

Boris Johnson says Covid variant may be more deadly - new scientific evidence emerges

2 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

THE MUTANT coronavirus variant which has rapidly spread across the UK from Kent is more deadly, Boris Johnson has confirmed.
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