April 14, 2021

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The Version of Corona Virus B.1.1.7, Initially identified United Kingdom, Is now The main variant In the area containing Two-thirds of the population of the United States.

One of the best COVID-19 advisers to US President Joe Biden called this variation It spreads very easily and can cause severe symptoms of the disease Caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The P.1.1.7 The main variant in Five of the ten regions The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) compiles the American population. The CDC identified those areas Friday, including most of the East Coast, from New York to Florida, the Midwest and the Sun Belt. About 220 million people, or two-thirds of the population, live in those five regions of the American population.


CDC Director Rochelle Valensky As of March 31, the UK variant is now the leading variant in five regions, accounting for 4 to 35 per cent of cases, depending on the region. At the time, it did not identify regions, but those There is variation in about 26 percent of cases nationwide.

“From the reports we see, It’s a little more serious, but it’s definitely passableAnthony Fucci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told a news conference this Friday.

Health officials say different types of viruses are spreading in the United States, and more research is needed to determine how they differ and how infectious or dangerous they are compared to the original version of the virus. Being the main variant does not mean that it works better than the original version of the virus, but its spreading power will lead to doing so..

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B.1.1.7 is now the main variation on areas 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, The CDC said in a statement on Friday. They are New York City, Washington, DC, Chicago, Atlanta, and Dallas, United States. Area covering a total of 26 states.


“We’m looking at it very closely, but it’s starting to become a major variance in many regions of the United States,” Valensky said Wednesday.

Biden praised the pace of vaccinations, while warning that the number of cases and hospitalizations in the United States continues to rise. The United States now vaccines 3 million people a day. About 58 million people in the country have been vaccinated so far, and the CDC estimates that nearly 102 million people have received at least one dose of the vaccine.

However, an increase in cases prompted Valensky earlier this week to warn of “immediate destruction” if there was no change in course.

“Today we have 64,000 new COVID cases, and our figures continue to rise,” he told a news conference on Friday. “While 80 percent of the population is unaffected, I am still concerned that we have a lot of work to do to control this epidemic.”