In a report by Jane Greenhalgh of NPR, the Delta coronavirus variant that was first detected in India, is now appearing in recent COVID-19 cases in the United States. Specifically, the variant now “accounts for more than 6% of all infections in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.” This variant is also spreading rapidly in the United Kingdom and is now considered as the “dominant strain” there. Also mentioned in the NPR article was Dr Fauci, who mentioned that “We cannot let that happen in the United States” due to the potential that the variant may be related to higher risk of hospitalization. However, there are studies showing that the vaccines are still very effective against this particular variant. Read more about the Delta variant in the NPR article.
Reports Show the Highly Contagious Delta Variant on the Rise in the United States
China Orders Lockdown of 13 Million People
As reported by AOL The Winter Olympics is preparing to begin in China and this is not a good sign for visiting countries. China orders lockdown of 13 million people as it continues to battle the spike of Covid-19. China orders lockdown of as many as 13 million people in neighborhoods and workplaces in the northern city […]
Will We Always Need Covid-19 Boosters
As reported by StatNews The world begins to get boosters for the Covid-19 variants and it leaves us wondering will we always need Covid-19 boosters? In a recent article from StatNews, they tackle this very question. While many wonder will we always need Covid-19 boosters, this article might have the answers or insight to help. https://www.statnews.com/2021/12/15/will-we-always-need-covid-19-boosters-experts-have-theories/