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UK Tightens Travel Restrictions Amid Fear Of Brazil Covid Variant

The UK has banned travel from South America and Portugal over reports of the spread of a new  Brazilian variant of coronavirus. According to Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, the urgent decision would take effect from 4 am on today, Friday, January 15. While announcing the 16 banned destinations over Twitter, Mr Shapps also explained that […]Read More

What To Know About The New Brazilian Covid Variant

Concerns have risen over a new Covid-19 variant which has been identified in Brazil, raising questions on if it could cause more severe disease, or be immune to current vaccines. The British government in a bid to protect its citizens from the new variant has closed its borders to travellers from South America, Portugal and […]Read More