‘Beast’ of a virus: What you need to know about the new COVID variant | 7NEWS

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “‘Beast’ of a virus: What you need to know about the new COVID variant | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    Dr Brendan Crabb joins The Latest to explain what you need to know about the new COVID variant circulating in Melbourne – what’s being described as ‘a beast that no other state had faced before.’

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