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Rise of coronavirus variants will define the next phase of the pandemic in the U.S. – The Washington Post

Vaccines are effective against the three major new strains of the virus, but some places say they need more to fight highly transmissible types.

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The bottom line on all three remains positive. In laboratory tests, vaccines are just as effective against the variant identified in the United Kingdom as they are against the original strain of the virus. And there is only a modest drop-off in their effectiveness against two others.
Some experts fear vaccines may be less effective against strains of the coronavirus that were first found in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil. (The Washington Post)
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