Indian variant strengthens case for cautious approach
There is still much we do not know about the Indian variant of Covid-19. Until more evidence on its transmissibility, virulence and vaccine resistance emerges, caution may be the watchword
In early spring, as concern over Covid-19 variants continued to rise, the government moved to implement mandatory hotel quarantine (MHQ). This was further than any other government in the EU had gone, and it was not a move that Europe approved of.
Shortly after its introduction in April, the European Commission wrote to the government, criticising the practice of increasing border controls for public health reasons. Freedom of movement, it said, was the priority.
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