UK: “Everest climbers could have spread potentially more infectious and vaccine resistant’ variant

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So, more of a “Western mountaineers” variant then?

 

Daily Mail story “Everest climbers could have spread ‘potentially more infectious AND vaccine resistant’ Nepal Covid variant

 

UK: Grant Shapps – “there’s a sort of Nepal mutation of the so-called Indian variant which has been detected and we just don’t know the potential for that to be a vaccine-defeating mutation”

 

The “Nepal Variant” – does it exist or is it just racist fearmongering?

 

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