Infectious new Covid strain likely in Vermont already - WCAX

The new Covid strain isn’t more deadly, but it’s more infectious. And it’s likely here, the president of the UVM Medical Center said.

"He reassured the public that the new strain is not more deadly but it has the power to infect more people after exposure. “But the old version, let’s say you would infect only two other people. Chances are both of those people will recover as well. Let’s say the new version, you infected ten other people. One of those people could actually end up dying, right? So that’s the problem,” Leffler said."

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2021-01-07 17:02:05 -0500