Vaccines should work against new COVID variant - UK science adviser

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's chief scientific adviser said on Saturday that COVID-19 vaccines appeared to be adequate in generating an immune response to a new, more transmissible variant of the coronavirus. Patrick Vallance also told reporters that more public health measures were needed to keep the new variant under control. He was speaking shortly after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced tougher coronavirus restrictions for London and the south east of England

Reuters December 20, 2020 00:11:34 IST
Vaccines should work against new COVID variant - UK science adviser

Vaccines should work against new COVID variant  UK science adviser

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's chief scientific adviser said on Saturday that COVID-19 vaccines appeared to be adequate in generating an immune response to a new, more transmissible variant of the coronavirus .

Patrick Vallance also told reporters that more public health measures were needed to keep the new variant under control.

He was speaking shortly after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced tougher coronavirus restrictions for London and the south east of England.

(Reporting by Kate Holton; Writing by William Schomberg; Editing by Michael Holden)

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