SEOUL, Aug 3 (Reuters) - South Korea has detected its first two cases of the new Delta Plus COVID-19 variant, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Tuesday, as the country battles with its fourth wave of infections nationwide. The Delta Plus variant is a sub-lineage of...
'Delta plus' is 'not a problem': Everything to know about the subvariant and why experts aren't worried, yet
While little is known about the sublineage AY.1 and its mutations, health experts say it’s not spreading as efficiently as other variants in the U.S.
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.
The 'Delta Plus' variant has spread to nearly 30 countries, but low case numbers are a sign it won't overtake Delta
It's not yet clear whether Delta Plus is more transmissible than Delta. Vaccines may still hold up well against it.
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...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- Health experts have called it a "pandemic of the unvaccinated," referring to the renewed spike in COVID-19 cases across the country. Now there's a new threat known as the Delta plus variant. It's a mutation of the predominant Delta variant, and has been detected in Santa Clara County.
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.
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.
A new variant is on the scene: delta plus. What fresh hell is this? Read on. Not to be confused with Delta Air Lines Comfort Plus, delta plus is an emerging variant of COVID-19. It is essentially delta with a bit of mutation. All viruses mutate, so this in itself is not interesting.
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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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.
As the delta variant spreads in California, scientists have detected more than 200 cases of a new offshoot that may be even stronger: a sublineage nicknamed “delta plus.”
(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,...