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Hunters variant

Variant hunters race to find new strains where variant testing lags

Gotta catch ’em all — Scientists across Africa are collaborating to track them down. Gregory Barber, wired.com – Apr 10, 2021 11:00 am UTC Marina Dekhnik | Getty ImagesIn mid-February, three travelers were stopped at the airport in Luanda, Angola. Even during the pandemic, the country, a hub for the oil industry, had seen plenty…

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The CDC claims this COVID version is currently the most dominant. Plus it strikes younger people.

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Surviving variant

B.1.1.7 Version is NOT better at Living in Atmosphere Compared to other coronaviruses

Keep masking — New study backs the idea that current health measures still reduce spread. Beth Mole – Apr 5, 2021 10:55 pm UTC Enlarge / People practice social distancing in white circles in Domino Park in Williamsburg during the coronavirus pandemic on May 17, 2020, in New York City. The B.1.1.7 coronavirus variant is…

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Surging UK Variant COVID Cases in Europe

Surging UK Variant COVID Cases in Europe Brian Wang | March 17, 2021 | The UK COVID variant has brought a new surge in infections. The number of cases is increasing in several European countries (Italy, France, Germany, etc…). Coronavirus restrictions were reimposed over three-quarters of the Italian peninsula, including Rome and Milan. Daily cases…

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U.K. Coronavirus Variant Is Significantly More Deadly, Says New Study

The U.K. coronavirus variant known as B.1.1.7 is not only more transmissible, but also more deadly than other coronavirus variants, according to a new study published today. B.1.1.7 was first identified in the U.K. last fall and by December it was detected in several other countries including the U.S. The variant is known to be…

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Covid-19 Variant in Brazil Overwhelms Local Hospitals, Hits Younger Patients

Researchers and doctors are sounding the alarm over the new coronavirus strain known as P.1, which a report released on Tuesday said is 1.4 to 2.2 times more contagious than variants seen previously in Brazil.

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Coronavirus variant

New coronavirus variant in NYC has vaccine-evading mutation

It has a mutation that may help the coronavirus partially evade COVID-19 vaccines.

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COVID- variant

UK COVID-19 Variant Doubling Every 10 Days in the US: Study

Researchers say the US is already seeing quick spread of the variant, and the findings require ‘immediate and decisive action’ to reduce risk of COVID-19 cases and deaths. Medscape Medical News

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U.K. Variant Doubling Every 10 Days And Could Become U.S.’s Dominant Strain By March, Study Finds

Topline The coronavirus variant that originated in the United Kingdom is spreading quickly across the U.S., according to the findings of a new study made public Sunday, which supports the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) prediction that the more contagious strain could become predominant in the U.S. by late March, potentially driving excess…

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Coronavirus variant

B.1.1.7 coronavirus version is picking a painful new mutation

There’s a lot of unknowns, but it’s clear the virus isn’t done trying to outwit us.