The new variant of coronavirus is spreading fast in the UK. Here’s what scientists know.

The new variant of coronavirus is spreading fast in the UK. Here’s what scientists know.

London and much of southeastern England went into lockdown as scientists in the U.K. released more information on a newly identified variant of the coronavirus that appears to be more contagious than the original. Nations have banned travel from the U.K. as more areas plan to join the lockdown Saturday.

By Miki