A mutating virus

Like any virus, the coronavirus is constantly mutating. Most of these changes are “silent” – but some are not. Now, scientists are asking two questions: do new variants spread quicker? And will the vaccine still be able to protect us?

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  1. Should vaccination programmes prioritise those who are most vulnerable or those who are most useful to society? Discuss in your class.
  2. Make a poster urging people to stay at home and follow social distancing rules.