Scientists say the new COVID-19 strain can’t resist the vaccine


Amid the discovery of the new 70% more contagious COVID-19 strain, many questions are posed about the current vaccine efficacy against it.

The United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed a Tier 4 lockdown on many cities and banned travel from London and surrounding areas.  Travel is also prohibited in countries within the U.K. including England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

On Sunday, the British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said this new COVID-19 strain is “out of control,” civilians should be cautious, and take all the required precautions to stay safe during Christmas.

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The United States, Germany, Italy, Belgium, France, Italy, and many other countries banned flights coming from the UK to prevent the spread of the new COVID-19 strain.

Scientists can easily track the genetic fingerprint of the new COVID-19 strain

The variant is a change in the genetic structure of the virus. Since all viruses mutate over time, the appearance of the new COVID-19 strain is not unusual. Scientists found that this variant carries a specific genetic fingerprint that allows them to track it easily.