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
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[…]