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Texas’ hospital system confirms its first case of new COVID-19 lambda variant

Loading the player… Just when people were beginning to wrap their heads around the delta variant of COVID-19, this week, Texas’ hospital system has become the first to report a case of the lambda variant. According to ABC News, Monday, Houston Methodist Hospital, which operates eight hospitals in its network, confirmed its first case of the… Read More »

Fauci says vaccinated people ‘might want to consider’ wearing masks indoors as delta variant surges in U.S.

White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said fully vaccinated people might want to consider wearing masks indoors as a precaution against the rapidly spreading delta variant in the U.S. “If you want to go the extra mile of safety even though you’re vaccinated when you’re indoors, particularly in crowded places, you might want… Read More »

Covid England: Data show Indian ‘Delta’ variant makes up 99% infections with Manchester the hotspot

How many cases of the Delta variant have been spotted in YOUR town? Interactive tool and maps reveal how mutant strain has spiralled to make up 99% of all infections Public Health England surveillance found 36,800 or 37,256 cases checked were the Indian ‘Delta’ variant  The only other mutant strains spotted were the Kent ‘Alpha’… Read More »

U.S. surgeon general says Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine may protect people against delta variant

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy told CNBC on Wednesday there is reason to be hopeful that people who received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine may be protected against the virus’ delta variant. Murthy pointed to data that showed the Oxford-AstraZeneca shot is highly effective against hospitalization from the more contagious variant. He… Read More »

Covid’s Delta Variant: What We Know

India’s Covid Crisis What to Know Map and Case Count Inside the Crisis Undercounted Deaths The Oxygen Crisis How to Help Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story The Delta Variant: What Scientists Know The variant is gaining traction worldwide. But vaccines are driving down coronavirus case numbers in… Read More »