Delta Plus Variant Spotted Globally: Here's What You Need to Know About It
In late October 2021, scientists have identified a new COVID-19 variant that is a “sub-lineage” of the delta strain called AY.4.2. Coined as the delta plus variant, the AY.4.2 is reportedly more transmissible and can spread faster than its predecessor. As of writing, 40,233 COVID-19 cases can be linked to delta plus, 25 of which were spotted in the U.S.
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California Now Has the Lowest Transmission Rate: Here's What It Did to Reduce COVID-19 Cases
As of October 22, 2021, California dropped to a “moderate” level of transmission, with an infection rate of only 10 to 49 cases per 100,000. It was briefly the only state to be classified with a “moderate” transmission rate and had the lowest infection rate among all U.S. States.
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Scientists Said This Was the Last COVID-19 Surge: Do They Still Believe It Today?

The United States of America has been given a breath of relief as COVID-19 cases decline in the past few weeks. From the delta variant surge that caused a seven-day average of 200,000 cases, October saw a 40% drop in new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. 

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