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2021 Jan 15 Fri, 11:49:02 pm

Britain tightens borders to keep out new COVID-19 variants

LONDON, 15th January, 2021 (WAM) -- Britain is tightening border controls to block new variants of COVID-19, suspending all "travel corridor" arrangements that had meant arrivals from some countries did not require quarantine. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is grappling to control a third wave of the virus and prevent the health service from collapse while also racing to vaccinate millions each week, according to Reuters. "What we don't want to see is all that hard work undone by the arrival of a new variant that...