Understanding the variant first found in India

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Local health officials are beefing up measures to prevent the entry of the COVID-19 variant first found in India.

This variant is believed to be killing thousands of people in the South Asian country.

But how dangerous is this so-called "double mutant" variant?

We now talk to Infectious Diseases Specialist Dr. Edsel Salvaña.

He's also a member of the DOH Technical Advisory Group.