What's the 'Indian' variant responsible for Victoria's outbreak and how effective are vaccines against it?
By Fiona Russell, Senior Principal Research Fellow; paediatrician; infectious diseases epidemiologist, The University of Melbourne
John Hart, Clinical researcher, Murdoch Children's Research Institute
Katherine Gibney, Senior research fellow, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
The COVID-19 variant responsible for Victoria's latest outbreak is one of three Indian variant sub-types, which spreads more easily than the original strain. Here's what we know so far.
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- Thursday, May 27, 2021