Boris Johnson refuses to rule out future restrictions if new Covid variant emerges

Boris Johnson refuses to rule out future restrictions if new Covid variant emerges

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to end all Covid restrictions in England next week – but has refused to rule out bringing them back if a new variant emerges in the future. In an interview with Sophie Raworth broadcast on BBC Sunday Morning, he said: “You’ve got to be humble in the face of … Read more

Deltacron hybrid Covid variant found in UK and is now being monitored

Deltacron hybrid Covid variant found in UK and is now being monitored

The UK Health Security Agency is officially tracking a mutant hybrid variant of Covid after cases were found in the UK. The strain has been named Deltacron as it appears to be a combination of the Delta and Omicron variants. Experts say it has evolved in patients who caught both variants at the same time, … Read more

The next Covid variant may be much more deadly, warn leading scientists

The next Covid variant may be much more deadly, warn leading scientists

The next Covid variant may be much more dangerous, cause more illness than Omincron and cause far higher death rates, leading UK scientists say. Experts are also urging the government to be cautious about lifting the last set of restrictions in England. Prof Mark Woolhouse, of Edinburgh University said: “The Omicron variant did not come … Read more