Covid–19 B.1.1.7 Variant

A Covid–19 b.1.1.7 variant that thought to have been emerged from the United Kingdom, has been identified and detected in five Houghton county Covid-19 cases. The b.1.1.7 variant is 50 percent more transmissible.

It is potentially increasing the numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths. According to Kate beer, a health officer at w–u–p–h–d, additional measures must take place, such as a strict 14 – day quarantine, continuing to practice social distancing, as well as getting vaccinated

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