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Growing Concerns over Delta Variant & Potential Changes to Vaccine Strategy and Easing of Restrictions

There were further reports this morning of the growing concern regarding the fast-spreading Delta variant of coronavirus. It’s up to 60% more transmissible than the original variant and it could account for 90% of new cases across the EU in the coming...

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10.21 26 Jun 2021


Growing Concerns over Delta Variant & Potential Changes to Vaccine Strategy and Easing of Restrictions


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10.21 26 Jun 2021


There were further reports this morning of the growing concern regarding the fast-spreading Delta variant of coronavirus.

It’s up to 60% more transmissible than the original variant and it could account for 90% of new cases across the EU in the coming months.

So, what measures should be implemented, and should the easing of restrictions be deferred until a larger percentage of the population is vaccinated?

Brianna Parkins was joined by Cliona O’Farrelly, Professor of Comparative Immunology at Trinity College Dublin & Dr. Nuala O’Connor, Cork GP and Clinical Lead on Covid-19 for the Irish College of General Practitioners to discuss.

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