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Wellness Wednesday: The Latest On COVID-19

Crown Pointe Care Center resident Rebecca Meeker, left, receives a COVID-19 vaccine from Dr. Kate Latta, PharmD, Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Meeker was the first long-term care patient in Ohio to receive a vaccine.
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Crown Pointe Care Center resident Rebecca Meeker, left, receives a COVID-19 vaccine from Dr. Kate Latta, PharmD, Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Meeker was the first long-term care patient in Ohio to receive a vaccine.

London is in lockdown and more than 30 countries have banned travel and flights to the U.K. in response to a new variant of COVID-19 that has emerged in the country.

The mutation does not appear to cause more severe disease, but early evidence suggests it may be more contagious than the most common form of the virus.

Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we talk about what the U.K. variant means for the global fight against COVID-19.

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