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Should We Be Worried About The Indian Variant Of COVID-19?

Three cases of a COVID-19 variant first identified in India have been found in Ireland. At least two...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:51 PM - 20 Apr 2021



Should We Be Worried About The...

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Should We Be Worried About The Indian Variant Of COVID-19?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:51 PM - 20 Apr 2021

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Three cases of a COVID-19 variant first identified in India have been found in Ireland.

At least two of the cases are said to be travel-related, while the third is being investigated.

Concern in England about this variant resulted in India being added to its 'red list' of countries for which mandatory hotel quarantine is required.

But should we be worried?

Dr Jack Lambert, Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at UCD, and Priscilla Lynch, clinical editor of the Medical Independent, joined us to discuss.

Should We Be Worried About The Indian Variant Of COVID-19?

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