COVID-19: Transport Secretary says vaccines are ‘key’ to curbing COVID variants

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Transport Secretary says vaccines are ‘key’ to curbing COVID variants” – below is their description.

    The Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says vaccine take-up is imperative to curb the transmission of new COVID variants.

    Surge testing and vaccinations are being ramped up at six locations in England, as part of continuing efforts to control the spread of the Indian variant.

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