According to recent studies first published by The Washington Post the new delta variant of the COVID-19 virus may be just as contagious as chickenpox. The CDC may start recommending vaccinated people and unvaccinated people to both wear masks indoors and where the virus may be transmitted easily. The recent data is showing that someone infected with the delta variant can potentially spread the virus to more than eight people while the original variants spread to about two to three people. These recent studies also show that the delta variant may be able to be spread by vaccinated people. They may not have shown serious symptoms or gotten sick, but they are able to pass the virus on to others. The CDC is working to make new guidelines regarding this risk. As reported in a CNN article, Rochelle Walensky of the CDC mentioned “the measures we need to get this under control — they’re extreme. The measures you need are extreme” To learn more about the Delta variant and the growing concerns, click here.
CDC Warns that Delta Variant is More Contagious and Potentially More Severe
Courtesy of Washington Post According to the latest article in the Washington Post, 1 in 500 Americans have died from Covid-19. This stat is only expected to worsen with the rise of Covid-19 Delta. The study cited shows that people older than 85 make up only 2 percent of the population, but a quarter of the total […]
Courtesy of AOL.com New studies on Covid-19 were released last week by the CDC. The studies were tracking the differences between over 600,000 subjects as it pertains to the vaccination. The CDC released new studies on Covid-19 that focused on successful prevention of death between those who have and have not got the vaccine, as well as[…]