India finds 6 cases of new coronavirus variant in travellers returning from U.K.

India has found six people who returned from Britain in recent weeks with a more infectious strain of the novel coronavirus that has prompted border closures around the world, even … Read More

U.K. coronavirus variant spreads to more European countries

Millions of people in the United Kingdom faced tough new coronavirus restrictions on Saturday, with Scotland and Northern Ireland demanding tighter measures to try to halt a new variant of … Read More

New coronavirus strain: U.S. to require negative COVID-19 test from U.K. travellers

The United States will require airline passengers from Britain to get a negative COVID-19 test before their flight, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced late Thursday. The U.S. … Read More

Canada hasn’t yet identified any cases of new U.K. coronavirus variant, Tam says

The new variant of coronavirus running rampant in the United Kingdom has not yet been identified in Canada, Dr. Theresa Tam said Tuesday. “To date, Canada has not identified the … Read More

Canada hasn’t identified the U.K. COVID-19 strain yet — but it’s a ‘probability’, Tam says

The new variant of coronavirus running rampant in the United Kingdom has not yet been identified in Canada, Dr. Theresa Tam said Tuesday. “To date, Canada has not identified the … Read More

Canada to suspend all flights from U.K. for 72 hours as new coronavirus variant spreads

Canada will stop incoming flights from the U.K. for 72 hours to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus strain, according to a statement from Health Canada. The policy will … Read More

Feds meeting to discuss new coronavirus variant spreading in U.K.

Members of the federal government are holding a meeting to discuss a new variant of the novel coronavirus that has been spreading quickly across the United Kingdom, prompting travel bans … Read More

Canada to stop incoming flights from U.K. due to new coronavirus strain: documents

Canada will stop incoming flights from the U.K. to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus strain, official documents reveal. The policy will come into effect at 12:01 am on … Read More

‘No need to panic’: COVID-19 mutations unlikely to impact vaccine, experts say

All viruses mutate, it’s just what they do. Scientists create a new flu vaccine every year, for instance, just to keep up. For SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, the … Read More

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