Hundreds of vehicles are stranded at the U.K.’s Port of Dover after France blocked traffic over concerns a new coronavirus that a variant spreading in England could make inroads in France too. That’s sparking fears of food shortages in the days to come, as many of those trucks usually return to the U.K. carrying produce.
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