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Delta variant ‘dominant in UK’ as confirmed cases rise 79%
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Delta variant ‘dominant in UK’ as confirmed cases rise 79%

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:29 PM 43,000 Views 48 Comments

12,431 cases of the variant have been confirmed up to yesterday in the UK.

Pfizer's Covid vaccine '88% effective' against Indian variant
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Pfizer's Covid vaccine '88% effective' against Indian variant

May 23rd 2021, 7:27 AM 43,666 Views 55 Comments

Both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs have been found to be highly effective against the B1617.2 strain.

'Dark cloud on the horizon': Holohan flags concerns over Indian variant
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'Dark cloud on the horizon': Holohan flags concerns over Indian variant

Updated May 21st 2021, 5:42 PM 153,800 Views 237 Comments

Both case numbers and hospitalisations have remained steady as vaccination continues to roll out.

What we know about the surge of the Indian coronavirus variant in England
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What we know about the surge of the Indian coronavirus variant in England

May 18th 2021, 12:16 PM 30,257 Views 20 Comments

And how widespread is in Ireland?

Covid-19: Indian variant could become dominant strain in UK 'in next few days'
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Covid-19: Indian variant could become dominant strain in UK 'in next few days'

May 17th 2021, 10:44 PM 34,348 Views 39 Comments

Early indications are that the variant is even more transmissible than the B117 strain.

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says
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‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says

May 16th 2021, 1:23 PM 18,586 Views 21 Comments

The British Health Secretary said it is “appropriate” to push on with the major easing of lockdown in England.

Indian variant detected in a number of England’s Covid hotspots, data shows
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Indian variant detected in a number of England’s Covid hotspots, data shows

May 14th 2021, 6:38 PM 26,472 Views 16 Comments

Data from Public Health England shows a rise in cases from 520 to 1,313 this week in the UK.

Health officials say seven cases of the Indian variant have been detected in Northern Ireland
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Health officials say seven cases of the Indian variant have been detected in Northern Ireland

May 6th 2021, 4:39 PM 18,377 Views 38 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer Michael McBride said that the cases are not unexpected.

India will 'likely' be added to Ireland's mandatory quarantine list in next 48 hours – Coveney
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India will 'likely' be added to Ireland's mandatory quarantine list in next 48 hours – Coveney

Apr 25th 2021, 2:50 PM 32,943 Views 55 Comments

India today recorded the world’s highest single-day increase in Covid-19 cases for a fourth day.

UK adds India to its hotel quarantine list, as three cases of B.1.617 variant confirmed in Ireland
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UK adds India to its hotel quarantine list, as three cases of B.1.617 variant confirmed in Ireland

Apr 19th 2021, 10:25 PM 28,701 Views 43 Comments

The ‘Indian variant’ is not a variant of concern, but it is under investigation – and being monitored closely in Ireland.