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Daly Bread: Vaccines, variants and variables

It comes as no surprise that our experts have provisionally concluded that the P1 (Brazilian) variant of the Covid-19 virus has expanded within our borders; and, according to Professor Christine Carrington, ‘is the dominant strain right now’.   In last Tuesday’s Trinidad Express, the professor reportedly stated that ‘testing since …

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Brazil’s P1 coronavirus variant found in T&T

The Ministry of Health has reported that the P1 variant of the Sars-Cov-2 virus—the so-called Brazil variant—has been detected in a local Covid-19 positive patient. In a statement to the media, the ministry said that the sample came from the Nariva/Mayaro County and was sequenced at the University of the …

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