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As new variants of COVID-19 appear, scientists will have to adapt vaccines to make sure they stay on top of mutating strains of the disease.

In Nottingham they are already a step ahead, as work is in progress on a COVID jab with a ‘double punch’ against variants which are likely to reduce the effectiveness of existing vaccines.

Sky’s Thomas Moore reports.

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COVID- 19: Vaccine with 'double punch' in progress

As new variants of COVID-19 appear, scientists will have to adapt vaccines to make sure they stay on top of mutating strains of the disease.

In Nottingham they are already a step ahead, as work is in progress on a COVID jab with a 'double punch' against variants which are likely to reduce the effectiveness of existing vaccines.

Sky's Thomas Moore reports.

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