Journalists joined this 30 minute Q&A to put their questions to experts about B.1.617.2.
There were not any presentations, this was just an opportunity for journalists to ask any questions.
Prof Sharon Peacock, Director of COG-UK, and Professor of Public Health and Microbiology, University of Cambridge
Prof Ravi Gupta, Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University of Cambridge
Dr Jeff Barrett, director of the COVID-19 Genomics Initiative at the Wellcome Sanger Institute