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A new analysis indicates the SARS-CoV-2 strain identified in the UK may be more easily transmitted, the New York Times reports.

Earlier this month, officials and scientists in the UK noticed a new viral strain that appeared to be spreading in southern England. The rapid spread of the strain, dubbed B.1.1.7, raised concerns it might be more infectious than other strains.

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Nature News writes that additional details about the UK plan for an agency to support high-risk, high-reward science are needed.

The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

The Wall Street Journal writes new studies are giving glimpses into the origins of SARS-CoV-2.

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