View Brazilian Variant Covid Background. New variant covid case confirmed in northern ireland; 1 million vaccinated in america.
Instituto butantan, the brazilian institute assisting with the coronavac trial, called the suspension unwarranted, arguing that it had been triggered by the death of a trial participant, but that the death. As of tuesday morning, 82 infections have been detected in 10 states. The variant found in the u.k.
Boris johnson warns a third covid strain could be heading to the uk:
The brazilian health ministry said this implied the variant was more transmissible. Pm says no10 is 'taking steps' to stop brazilian variant which experts fear is similar to highly contagious kent and south african. States expand covid vaccine distribution, biden receives 2nd dose. As more cases have been identified.