Data Dive: The variants of COVID by country analysed and its transmissibility

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Data Dive: The variants of COVID by country analysed and its transmissibility” – below is their description.

    Sky’s Ed Conway looks at each of the various COVID variants found in the UK, and analyses why the spread of B1.617.2 could see a new, ongoing concern for ministers and local public health teams.

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