Brazilian Covid variant: UK looking at ways to protect itself against virus

 khaleejtimes.com  01/13/2021 21:31:40   Reuters/London

Reuters/London

Filed on January 13, 2021

The government was looking at ways to stop a variant of the novel coronavirus found in Brazil.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday the government was looking at ways to stop a variant of the novel coronavirus found in Brazil from entering Britain.

“We are concerned about the new Brazilian variant ... and we’re taking steps (to protect the country) ... in respect of the Brazilian variant. I think it’s fair to say that there are lots of questions we still have about that variant,” he told a parliamentary committee.

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