New Covid FLiRT variants spark concerns of a summer spike

Woman wearing a face mask to protect against Covid-19 on April 7, 2024 in London, United Kingdom.

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LONDON — New strains of Covid-19 are spreading around the world, sparking concerns among health professionals about a possible spike in cases this summer, four and a half years after the pandemic began.

FLiRT variants — whose label derives from the names of mutations in the variants’ genetic code — are on the rise in the United States and Europe as the coronavirus continues to mutate from earlier strains.

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