美国的英国冠状病毒变种强调需要采取缓解措施, 顶级健康专家说

美国的英国冠状病毒变种强调需要采取缓解措施, 顶级健康专家说

Following news that the U.K. 新冠病毒 strain has now been detected in 加利福尼亚州 科罗拉多州, top health experts are stressing the need for mitigation measures to prevent virus spread.

新冠病毒 B.1.1.7. variant is said to be more transmissible than COVID-19, but it is not thought to be more virulent or resistant to vaccines and treatment.

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牛犊. 政府. 加文·纽瑟姆(Gavin Newsom) announced Wednesday that the new strain of the coronavirus was found in Southern California. 与此同时, after a confirmed variant case, Colorado officials are investigating a secondhighly suspiciousbut not yet confirmed case of a coronavirus variant potentially found in another COVID-19-positive patient.

我们. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Thursday assured Americans that the recently approved coronavirus vaccines appear effective against the new strain, however he urged caution ahead of the New Year’s Eve holiday.

You should take any worry that you have and understand that the vaccines still look like they’re going to work,” Adams told ABC’sGood Morning Americaco-hosts. “I’ve talked with Dr. Collins and Dr. Fauci about that as recently as yesterday. But a more contagious variant means it is more critical that we follow those basic public health measures, especially this New Year’s.

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也, 福克斯新闻医学贡献博士. 妮可·萨菲尔(Nicole Saphier) said the new contagious strain will be more difficult to control, though she noted there is already uncontained virus spread.

Ultimately it just means that it may be a little bit harder to contain this virus but we already have uncontained spread, which is why we have to continue the mask wearing, physical distancing and encouraging people to get vaccines,” Saphier told狐狸 & 朋友至上co-hosts Thursday.

Fox News’ Morgan Phillips and Alexandria Hein contributed to this report.

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