The Delta Variant
The predominant COVID-19 virus in the US
The Delta Variant (B.1.617.2)
The new spike in cases has prompted the CDC to issue a new mask recommendation in indoor places in areas with substantial or high transmission rates.
Map of transmission rate in the US Time period: Aug 01 - Aug 07 2021
New developments about the Delta variant:
– The Delta variant is twice more contagious than the previous variants. – The Delta variant may cause more severe illnesses than the original COVID-19 strains. – Symptoms of the Delta variant are similar to other COVID-19 strains.
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