• Kenya leads additions to crimson checklist in England | Information

    The Philippines, Pakistan, Kenya and Bangladesh have been added to England’s ‘crimson checklist’ in a transfer the federal government argues will shield the nation towards new variants of Covid-19. Officers mentioned the choice got here at a essential time for the vaccine programme. With over 30 million vaccinations delivered within the UK to date, the extra restrictions will assist to cut back the chance of recent variants – corresponding to these first recognized in South Africa and Brazil – getting into England, the federal government hopes. Up to now, surveillance has discovered that few circumstances of the South Africa variant have been recognized as being imported from Europe, with most…