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Does the 617 variant change everything?

Does the 617 variant change everything?

Update: 2021-05-133
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The coronavirus variant sweeping through India appears to be a stronger more contagious version than we've previously seen.

While there is still little peer-reviewed scientific information on B.1.617 variants, health authorities are increasingly becoming worried about the threats the strains present.

Australia has had two close calls with 617 over the past few weeks: firstly in Sydney then again in Melbourne after it escaped from a South Australian quarantine hotel.

So on today's Coronacast, does the 617 variant change everything and will we have to revisit our base assumptions?

Also on today's show:

* Moderna coming to Australia later this year (pending TGA approvals)
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Does the 617 variant change everything?

Does the 617 variant change everything?