Coronavirus updates LIVE: WA lockdown continues; scientists fear COVID-19 variants may be ‘taking the edge off’ vaccines

Coronavirus updates LIVE: WA lockdown continues; scientists fear COVID-19 variants may be ‘taking the edge off’ vaccines

1st February 2021 Off By adpublisher

AstraZeneca says it is awaiting fresh data on its vaccine’s ability to combat a new COVID-19 variant after clinical trials for rival inoculations showed reduced effectiveness against the emerging South African strain.