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The UK’s Variant and Mutant Taskforce has warned Health Secretary Matt Hancock Covid variants from France, Germany and the US have been imported to the UK. Please subscribe HERE

A report from Public Health England, exclusively seen by Newsnight, has warned that Covid variants from abroad - including Ireland, France, Germany and the US - are being imported to the UK.

Could these variants reduce vaccine efficacy?

And how could this affect the UK’s roadmap out of lockdown?

Newsnight’s Policy Editor Lewis Goodall reports.

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