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New Covid variant could lead to 'catastrophe' within weeks

New Covid variant could lead to 'catastrophe' within weeks

Tougher national restrictions are needed to get it under control, he says Rising infections caused by the potent new Covid strain could lead to a catastrophe within weeks, a Government advisor has warned. Professor Andrew Hayward, of the Government’s New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (Nervtag), said tougher national restrictions would be needed urgently to get a grip on the problem. It...

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