Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas is now treating its first patient infected with the lambda variant of COVID-19. While the hospital has mainly been dealing with patients infected with the delta variant, a more contagious strain of SARS-CoV-2, there is still a high level of concern regarding the lambda variant. A substantial amount of the COVID-19 patients being treated by Houston Methodist have not been vaccinated, and president Dr. Marc Boom wants to emphasize to Texans that getting vaccination is essential to combating COVID-19. As of July 20, 2021, about 49% of Texans have received at least one dose of a Coronavirus vaccine, while about 42% of Texans are fully vaccinated. Read more about this Daily News article here.
Texas Hospital Reports First Case of Lambda COVID Variant
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