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More Contagious Covid Variant Is Now Dominant in U.S., C.D.C. Says

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The B.1.1.7 variant, first identified in Britain, is now the source of most new coronavirus infections in the United States, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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The CDC says this COVID variant is now the most dominant. And it hits younger people

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CDC director Rochelle Walensky warns that the U.K. coronavirus variant requires vigilance among young people.
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UK variant now driving most COVID-19 cases

UK variant now driving most COVID-19 cases

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Dr. Daniel Kuritzkes explains who needs to me most careful as the UK COVID-19 strain becomes more dominant across the United States.
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Coronavirus 'UK variant' now most common strain in US, CDC reports

Coronavirus 'UK variant' now most common strain in US, CDC reports

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WASHINGTON - A more-transmissible variant of the novel coronavirus first identified in Britain is now the most common strain circulating in the United States, health officials said Wednesday.
During a regular COVID-19 briefing Wednesday, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rachelle Walensky said the strain, formally known as B.1.1.7, is “now the most common lineage circulating in United States.”
‘It's certainly throughout the US,' says doctor on first reported case of COVID-19 variant in the country
In the U.S., the UK variant has been shown to be especially...
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