United Kingdom Locks Down As Cases Of New, More-Infectious COVID-19 Strain Skyrocket A tighter lockdown in the U.K., strictly limiting the movement of millions during the holidays amid worries of a possible new variant of the coronavirus. Infections are climbing dramatically.
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United Kingdom Locks Down As Cases Of New, More-Infectious COVID-19 Strain Skyrocket

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United Kingdom Locks Down As Cases Of New, More-Infectious COVID-19 Strain Skyrocket

United Kingdom Locks Down As Cases Of New, More-Infectious COVID-19 Strain Skyrocket

United Kingdom Locks Down As Cases Of New, More-Infectious COVID-19 Strain Skyrocket

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A tighter lockdown in the UK, strictly limiting the movement of millions during the holidays amid worries of a possible new variant of the coronavirus. Infections are climbing dramatically.