Mystery person with Brazil variant located with ‘dogged determination’, says Matt Hancock

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    A person who tested positive for the Brazilian variant of Covid has been tracked down to Croydon and appears not to have infected anyone else, the health secretary said. Matt Hancock said the effort took a team of 40 people and was launched in an attempt to prevent the mutation, which is believed to be more transmissible and have greater resistance to vaccines, from spreading

    Covid: mystery person with Brazil variant in England traced to Croydon

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