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Lambda variant of COVID-19 emerges in UK: All you need to know about strain originally discovered in Peru

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By FP StaffJune 29, 2021 09:00:46 IST

The UK health department recorded the emergence of the Lambda variant of COVID-19 , even as Delta Plus and Delta variants continue to remain a cause of concern in India and abroad.

About the Lambda variant

The UK health department added Lambda variant (C.37) to its list of ‘variants under investigation’ (VUI) due to international expansion. Six cases of Lambda have been identified across the UK to date, all have been linked to overseas travel.

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