Delta Plus Variant Is On the Scene and May Be Even More Contagious
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Ethen Kim Lieser


In the United States, the subvariant has been detected in several states but there hasn’t been a large uptick in such cases nationwide.

A new coronavirus descendant that is related to the Delta variant—also known as Delta plus or formally AY.4.2—may spread more easily than the regular Delta strain, according to experts in the United Kingdom.

To reflect this potential risk, the U.K. Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has moved the strain up into the “variant under...

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