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UK looking at all possible solutions to tackle India coronavirus variant

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LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday the government was looking at all possible solutions to tackle a surge in cases of the coronavirus variant first detected in India, including in the northern English town of Bolton.

"It may be more transmissible ... maybe even considerably more transmissible. We are looking at all the potential solutions for the surges we're seeing in Bolton and elsewhere," he told parliament.

Reporting by Alistair Smout and Michael Holden, writing by Elizabeth Piper

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