Delta Variant B16172
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A stall in vaccine coverage and increased mixing have combined to drive new outbreaks.
As schools return, the highly transmissible Delta variant has added an extra layer of concern to headteachers, teachers, parents, and children. What do experts and health professionals think is the best way to deal with COVID-19 in the new school year?
People who had previously caught the coronavirus, which is similar to having an additional vaccine dose, had more neutralising antibodies against COVID variants after being vaccinated.
With the Delta variant becoming dominant globally, we need to change how we think about the properties and destructive potential of new virus variants. We need good policy decisions to ensure sufficient protection of our unprotected young, for health and for the economy.
Evidence shows the government’s vaccine-obsessed strategy is misguided. Eliminating the Delta variant cannot be achieved with vaccines only but together with mitigation.
Experts and health professionals on what caused the recent drop in cases, living with Covid, and the uncontrolled spread of future variants.
The findings of a public health investigation on a small US town’s COVID-19 cluster could have serious implications in the UK and around the world.