Johnson admits Moderna CEO 'probably right' about Omicron

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Boris Johnson admits Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel is “probably right” about the possibility that current vaccines may struggle against the new Omicron Covid variant. He stresses though that Bancel was referring to the infectiousness of the virus, rather than the protection vaccines offer from serious illness.

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