The Highly Contagious Delta Variant Is On The Rise In the U.S.

The Highly Contagious Delta Variant Is On The Rise In the U.S.

In the U.K. the Delta variant, or B.1.617.2, is now the dominant strain of SARS-CoV-2 and is causing surges of COVID-19 in parts of the country.The variant accounts for more than 6% of all infections in the U.S. and in some Western states is responsible for more than 18% of cases.

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Source: NPR
The Highly Contagious Delta Variant Is On The Rise In the U.S.

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