UK ‘looking carefully’ at Indian coronavirus variant – Fox News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday told reporters the U.K. was “looking thoroughly” at a flowing coronavirus version initially discovered in India, as public health officials work to much better characterize the strain.A press reporter questioned Johnson over the variant, offered news Public Health England (PHE) Friday escalated the pressure to a “variant of issue” following an uptick in cases and “proof of neighborhood transmission.” COLORADO IDENTIFIES INDIAN CORONAVIRUS VARIANT IN AT LEAST 5 RESIDENTS” What were doing there is making sure that we are definitely callous in the surge testing, in the door-to-door tracking of any contacts,” Johnson said.” There is currently inadequate evidence to show that any of the versions recently spotted in India cause more severe disease or render the vaccines presently deployed any less reliable,” PHE composed in a declaration posted Friday.