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United Nations 8 Jan 2021

Should I worry about the new COVID variants? - Science in 5 on COVID-19 variants and vaccines by WHO

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How concerned should we be about the new variants of SARS CoV 2 which cause COVID-19? Is it unusual for viruses to change and mutate? Do vaccines protect against these variants and what can you do to protect yourself? WHO's Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan explains in Science in 5 this week.

Science in 5 is WHO's conversation in science. In this video and podcast series WHO experts explain the science related to COVID-19. The series is available every week on WHO's YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn channels and on all major podcasts platforms. For media partnerships for this series, please contact us: [email protected]

Produced by: The World Health Organization


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