Everything you need to know about the Mu COVID-19 variant

a Palestinian health worker administers a dose of Pfizer coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine to a student as a school year begins, in a school near Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank

It's vital that we vaccinate as many people as possible to prevent further new variants. Image: REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

Paul Griffin
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The University of Queensland
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