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New evidence that U.K. coronavirus variant spreads more easily has scientists really worried

Los Angeles Times, Jan. 10, 2021

January 10, 2021

New evidence that U.K. coronavirus variant spreads more easily has scientists really worried

“If you gave me one piece of evidence from these studies, I’d say I don’t fully buy it,” said UC Irvine biostatistician Vladimir Minin, who was not involved in either study. “But the authors have provided quite a bit of evidence that even the more skeptical among us could not dismiss. This is pretty solid evidence that this is really a faster-spreading virus.” [Subscription required, you can request an electronic copy of the article by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]