UK Bans Arrivals From South America Over Brazil Coronavirus Variant

The Brazilian variant shares some characteristics with those found in Britain and South Africa, which are believed by scientists to be more transmissible but not to cause more severe disease.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Britain will ban arrivals from South American countries and Portugal because of concerns over a new Brazilian variant of the coronavirus, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Thursday, January 14th.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed concern about the Brazilian variant on Wednesday . . .

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