Vaccine Minister Responds to Outrage Over Lost Brazil Variant | Good Morning Britain

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Officials are scrambling to try and locate the first people in the UK believed to have contracted the newest variant of coronavirus to arrive in the country, as the government faces criticism over its border controls. First detected in Manaus in Brazil, the new strain may spread more rapidly and respond less well to existing vaccines, has been identified as a “concern”. Public Health England said on Sunday that six cases of the concerning P.1 variant first detected in the Brazilian city have been confirmed in Britain, three in England and three in Scotland. Vaccine Minister Nadhim Zahawi joins Piers and Susanna to discuss this and the successful vaccine roll-out.

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Broadcast on 01/03/2021

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