The new covid strains and what we can look forward to in 2021

We are at crossroads in 2021in COVID-19 pandemic. On the one hand, we have several vaccines, novel treatments, by now a set of established public health practices of test, trace, isolate, and on the other: the virus continues to rage, and new cases. Let’s view the emergence of new strains in that light and see where we get to this.

Back in October, when the UK was in lockdown, in Kent and Southwest England, they noted that there was surge in COVID cases. It turned out that there was a new strain of SARS-COV-2 that was…