UK coronavirus variant ‘may be more deadly’: What now for the UK? – BBC Newsnight

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    Early evidence suggests the variant of coronavirus that emerged in the UK may be more deadly, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said. How does this affect the road out of lockdown?

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