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The New COVID Strain Is Now in These 20 States

Best Life Logo By Kali Coleman of Best Life | Slide 1 of 21: A new strain of the coronavirus found in the U.K. in December has been wreaking havoc across the pond, forcing the country into another lockdown on Jan. 4. While researchers are racing to find out more about this new variant, known as B.1.1.7, scientists have confirmed that it's far more transmissible than the previous dominant strain, likely by 50 percent. Due to its contagiousness, it's no surprise that the new strain has quickly made its way into more than 30 other countries, including the United States. So far, the U.K. strain has been found in 20 states, a number that is likely to grow—on Friday, Jan. 15, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicted the U.K. strain will become the dominant variant in the U.S. within two months. Keep reading to find out about the cases found in these states thus far, and for more news on the mutation, Dr. Fauci Just Issued This Stern Warning About the U.K. COVID Strain.Read the original article on Best Life.

The New COVID Strain Is Now in These 20 States

A new strain of the coronavirus found in the U.K. in December has been wreaking havoc across the pond, forcing the country into another lockdown on Jan. 4. While researchers are racing to find out more about this new variant, known as B.1.1.7, scientists have confirmed that it's far more transmissible than the previous dominant strain, likely by 50 percent. Due to its contagiousness, it's no surprise that the new strain has quickly made its way into more than 30 other countries, including the United States. So far, the U.K. strain has been found in 20 states, a number that is likely to grow—on Friday, Jan. 15, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicted the U.K. strain will become the dominant variant in the U.S. within two months. Keep reading to find out about the cases found in these states thus far, and for more news on the mutation, Dr. Fauci Just Issued This Stern Warning About the U.K. COVID Strain.

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