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Virus Variant in Brazil Infected Many Who Had Already Recovered From Covid-19

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here In just a matter of weeks, two variants of the coronavirus have become so familiar that you can hear their inscrutable alphanumeric names regularly uttered on television news. B.1.1.7, first identified in Britain, has demonstrated the power to......

Fauci says Biden administration is taking new Covid variant in New York ‘very seriously’

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci speaks during the daily briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, on January 21, 2021. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images The......

UK hunts for missing person infected with Covid variant first detected in Brazil

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A worker hands-out vaccination cards as members of the public receive vaccinations at a drive-through vaccine center in Hyde, near Manchester, U.K., on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.K. health officials are anxious to trace......

Up to six cases of Manaus variant of coronavirus detected in UK

LONDON (Reuters) – Up to six cases of the variant of coronavirus first identified in the Brazilian city of Manaus have been detected in Britain for the first time, English health officials said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Two women walk past a closed tea room, amid the outbreak of the......

Hospitalisation risk 64% higher with UK coronavirus variant: Danish study

FILE PHOTO: Citizens are tested for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Arena Nord in Frederikshavn, Northern Jutland, Denmark November 7 2020. Claus Bjoern Larsen/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – A Danish study has found that people infected with a more contagious coronavirus variant first identified in Britain have a higher risk......

COVID variant cases confirmed at two other Michigan prisons

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Inmate transfers were responsible for new cases of a highly contagious coronavirus variant at prisons in Macomb County and a Jackson prison health facility, a Michigan corrections official said Friday. Michigan Department of Corrections officials said late Tuesday they were working to......

Pfizer says South African variant could significantly reduce vaccine protection

(Reuters) – A laboratory study suggests that the South African variant of the coronavirus may reduce antibody protection from the Pfizer Inc/BioNTech SE vaccine by two-thirds, and it is not clear if the shot will be effective against the mutation, the companies said on Wednesday. The study found the vaccine......

90 cases of COVID-19 variant found in Ionia prison, state says

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here State health officials Tuesday reported 90 cases of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7. in an Ionia prison after identifying one case last week. Results from daily testing of prisoners and staff at the Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility found 88 prisoners and two......

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