UK has ‘high degree of confidence’ Covid-19 jabs protect against Indian variant

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    Britain is confident that existing vaccines will provide protection from a more transmissible Indian coronavirus variant now spreading across the country, Heath Secretary Matt Hancock said on Sunday.

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