NPHET member says people shouldn’t be overly concerned about new Brazilian variant here

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp By News Highland – February 20, 2021 Twitter Pinterest Previous articleCatholic church leaders request public worship be allowed through LentNext articleMark English sets new National record as Sommer Lecky claims victory at Micro Meet News Highland Google+ Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic The Chair of NPHET’s Expert Advisory Group says people shouldn’t be overly concerned about the detection of the new Brazilian variant of Covid-19 here.Three cases – all in a single cluster – have been linked to the strain and are associated with recent travel from the country.The new variant may be more transmissible and health officials are urging anyone who’s arrived here from Brazil recently to get tested for Covid.Cillian de Gascun, head of the National Virus Reference Laboratory, says efforts are underway to contain the cluster:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Variant2pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.center_img NPHET member says people shouldn’t be overly concerned about new Brazilian variant here WhatsApp Facebook Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest Twitter Facebooklast_img read more