‘Some evidence’ new coronavirus variant more deadly: UK government

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    There is “some evidence” that the new strain of #coronavirus identified in Britain is not only more transmissible but also more deadly, said British Prime Minister #Boris Johnson during a Downing Street press conference on Friday.

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