Ministers are expected to meet this week to discuss a proposal to require people arriving in the United Kingdom to pay to quarantine in a designated hotel to ensure they are following the rules on self-isolating.
Both the new South African and UK "Kent" variants appear to be more contagious, which is a problem because tougher restrictions on society may be needed to control the spread.
Dr Simon Clarke, an expert in cell microbiology at the University of Reading, said: "The South African variant has a number of additional mutations including changes to some of the virus' spike protein which are concerning". "At the moment it is all linked to travel", he told BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show.
But while changes in the new United Kingdom variant are unlikely to harm the effectiveness of current vaccines, there is a chance those in the South African variant may do so to some extent, say scientists.
Speaking about possible new variants entering the country, he added: "The new variant I really worry about is the one that is out there that hasn't been spotted".
"We would have acted more quickly", Mr Thomas-Symonds said.
"We do believe you should have a second dose but we do believe that that can be delayed", he told Sky News.
Ontario reports 2,417 new cases of COVID-19
Ontario reports 181 new COVID-related hospitalizations and 41 new admissions to intensive care. Since the pandemic began, there have been 255,002 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario .
Leroy Merlin en Russie est au bord du scandale ?
La part du réseau Leroy Merlin sur le marché russe de "l'équipement ménager" approche les 20%. Beaucoup d'entre eux se plaignent des manifestations de corruption et des violations de l'éthique des affaires.
To perform brilliantly in hard conditions on your India debut speaks volumes of your talent and hardwork. Pandya was seen giving the trophy to the bowler, who was playing his first worldwide series for India.
Clark made their competing cases to him in a weird White House meeting that two officials compared with an episode of Mr. And Rosen denied the president's request to appoint special counsels to search for evidence of voter fraud.
Every report about Deshaun Watson's frustration leads to a new round of mock trades for one of football's brightest young stars. In regards to trade compensation, what the Jets can offer is very similar to the Dolphins if not slightly better.
Genome sequencing could help officials connect the case to others in managed isolation or to her family members overseas. Health Minister Chris Hipkins said it was too soon to decide whether a full or partial lockdown would be reintroduced.
You can still get it later than that, but you'll be missing out on coverage right at the beginning of the flu season. For the past five years, the average flu test positivity rate for the first week of January was 32%.
On Tuesday, the NHTSA ordered the vehicle manufacturer to issue a recall for potentially-deadly driver-side airbag inflators. The decision also will require Mazda to recall and fix driver air bags in approximately 5,800 vehicles.
He said in a tweet that it was "unconscionable a Trump Justice Department leader would conspire to subvert the people's will". On Saturday, Schumer called for the DOJ's inspector general to investigate "attempted sedition" by attorney Clark.
An Amazon spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a request for comment. In a filing Thursday, Amazon argued for a stay in the election.
Liga : l'Atlético s'en sort contre Eibar grâce à Luis Suarez
Joao Felix a égalisé (1-1, 23e) avant que Luis Suarez , pour son 34e anniversaire, ne donne l'avance aux Madrilènes (2-1, 54e). L'Atlético de Madrid a pris ses aises aux commandes de la Liga ce jeudi à la faveur d'une victoire sur Eibar (1-2).
Trump tried to block Biden's win by firing Acting AG
In that New York Times report that published Saturday, Perry was identified as the person who introduced Trump to a senior U.S. Trump: The department had investigated voting irregularities and found no evidence of widespread fraud.
Person injured after police auto drives through crowd at race
A video shows a large group of people surrounding the police auto as it revs its engine in an apparent effort to drive off. The vehicle revs its engine and surges forward, driving into the crowd and running over several people before driving away.
Les NTIC : avantages et inconvénients
En effet, avoir mille et une tâches à accomplir à la fois, ça peut avoir des effets négatifs. En effet, les travailleurs effectuent les tâches beaucoup plus rapidement tout en conservant leur qualité de vie.