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U.K. coronavirus variant spreading rapidly through United States, study finds

The #B117 #coronavirus variant that was 1st observed in the UK is spreading rapidly across the US, outcompeting other mutant strains & doubling its prevalence among confirmed infections every week & a half, according to new research.


"We should vaccinate as fast as we can," the authors warn.


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https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/ukvariant-coronavirus-us-spread/2021/02/07/a197dbc2-680a-11eb-8468-21bc48f07fe5_story.html?wpmk=1&wpisrc=al_news__alert-hse--alert-national&utm_source=alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wp_news_alert_revere&location=alert&pwapi_token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.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.6v6qNGFVvFfR1fICTNx8xCbQkT2Cej7OGvxi_Fin748

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