The Brazilian Variant Of Covid-19 Could Result In People Becoming Reinfected With The Virus

That's according to the Chair of NPHET's Expert Advisory Group

3 new cases of the more transmissible strain have been discovered here, all linked to travel from the country.

However NPHET says the cases, which are in a single cluster, have been contained.

Cillian de Gascun, head of the National Virus Reference Laboratory, says reinfection with the Brazilian variant could occur, but vaccines should help:

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