Your questions answered on the Indian variant as cases rise and June 21 lockdown easing looms

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Your questions answered on the Indian variant as cases rise and June 21 lockdown easing looms

Friday, 21 May

With the number of so-called 'Indian variant cases' on the rise, ITV News Presenter Lucrezia Millarini puts your questions to our Science Editor Tom Clarke.

Cases of the B.1.617.2 variant, first detected in India, jumped by more than 2,000 in a week in mid-May.

So should we be worried by the rise in cases, is the vaccine as effective against this variant, and what does this all mean for the planned easing of lockdown in England on June 21?
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