'Too early to say': scientists unsure if UK Covid variant is more deadly

Experts say more data needed but that virus is already ‘very dangerous’ and should be taken seriously

Scientists have warned against alarmism over the new variant of coronavirus, after Boris Johnson announced that there was evidence it was more deadly.

Speaking at the daily coronavirus news briefing on Friday, Johnson said that scientists had found the new variant may be associated with “a higher degree of mortality”.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: 'Too early to say': scientists unsure if UK Covid variant is more deadly ———