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Highly contagious, resistant P.1 variant presents new challenges

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 30, 2021 7:26 AM CT | Published: March 29, 2021 10:53 AM CT

The P.1 variant, a mutation of the Brazilian strain, can infect people who have already had COVID-19; the vaccine is thought to be less effective against it.

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Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.

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