Britse variant is nou die dominante koronavirusstam in die VSA, CDC-hoof sê

Die koronavirus-variant wat die eerste keer in die Verenigde Koninkryk geïdentifiseer is, is nou die mees algemene stam van koronavirus in die Verenigde State, Amerikaanse sentrums vir siektebeheer en -voorkoming, direkteur Dr.. Rochelle Walensky said Wednesday.

Based on our most recent estimates from CDC surveillance, the B.1.1.7 variant is now the most common lineage circulating in the United States,” Walensky said at the White House COVID-19 Response Team briefing.
Studies have suggested that the UK variant is more contagious than the original strain, is possibly more dangerous and associated with a higher risk of death.
There are currently 16,275 confirmed cases of the B.1.1.7 variant in the United States, Volgens die CDC.

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