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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