As More Infectious Strain of Coronavirus Spreads, More Young People Face Hospitalization

What used to be a mysterious new variant first detected in the UK is now the most dominant coronavirus strain in the US.

And unlike the original strain of the novel coronavirus, the more contagious B.1.1.7 strain is hitting young people particularly hard.

“(Covid-19) cases and emergency room visits are up,” said Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“We are seeing these increases in younger adults, most of whom have not yet been vaccinated.”

Read the source article at cnn.com

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