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Here’s what we know about the delta-plus variant

South Korea’s Disease Control and Prevention Agency said Tuesday that it had recorded at least two cases of the new coronavirus delta-plus variant, which some experts believe to be more transmissible than the original delta variant that was first detected in India and has since thwarted plans for returning to life before the pandemic.
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What is the new delta plus variant?

As cases of COVID-19 surge in the United States due to the highly contagious delta variant, a new version of that mutation called the delta plus is causing concern among many health care professionals. The delta plus variant is similar to the delta variant, but unlike delta, this sub-strain has...

Why Utah doctors say not to panic about the Delta Plus variant

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The Delta variant has become the dominant strain of COVID-19 in the United States, causing a majority of new infections. A new version of this variant, Delta Plus, is now causing a small number of cases in the U.S. – and even here in Utah.

What you need to know about the delta-plus subvariant

On Wednesday, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a new mask mandate for Illinois which applies to all schools, day cares and long-term care facilities, both public and private. The mandate came after Madison County recorded 39 COVID-19 patients, the most even for one day since the pandemic began in March of 2020, and after St. Louis instituted it's own city-wide mask mandate for all people in all indoor public buildings.

South Korea Reports Two Cases of ‘Delta Plus’ Variant

South Korea has detected its first two cases of the “Delta plus” variant of COVID-19, the country said Tuesday. The Delta plus variant, not to be confused with its horrible predecessor, is said to latch onto lung cells more easily, be more resistant to therapies, and is supposed to be overall more transmissible than previous variants of the virus. The announcement comes as many parts of the world rethink reopening due to the original Delta variant.
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EXPLAINER: What to Know About the Delta and Delta Plus Coronavirus Variants

A coronavirus variant that was first found in India is now the dominant strain circulating in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The highly transmissible strain, known as the delta variant, is responsible for more than half of the country's new coronavirus infections as of early July, according to a CDC estimate. The first U.S. case of the variant was documented in March, and the percentage of delta cases has been roughly doubling every two weeks.

Health experts concerned as new Delta Plus variant detected in US

(WSVN) - A new variant is adding more urgency to the push to get people vaccinated. Health officials sharing concerns this morning over the new Delta Plus variant. This sub-strain is able to connect to the human cell more effectively. Officials are still looking into how contagious Delta Plus is,...