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What the Delta variant means for COVID-19

A Texas A&M nursing student prepares a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Credit: Mark Guerrero/Texas A&M Division of Marketing & Communications The highly contagious Delta variant has caused a surge in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, largely among the unvaccinated. This latest development in the coronavirus pandemic has renewed debates …

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Delta variant challenges China’s costly lockdown strategy

A woman receive a throat swab during mass testing for COVID-19 in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. The coronavirus’s delta variant is challenging China’s costly strategy of isolating cities, prompting warnings that Chinese leaders who were confident they could keep the virus out of the …

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Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia

Health workers in protective suits carry a coffin containing the body of a COVID-19 victim into an ambulance for a burial in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia on Thursday, July 15, 2021. The world’s fourth most populous country has been hit hard by an explosion of COVID-19 cases that have strained hospitals …

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Europe in vaccination race against COVID-19’s delta variant

In this June 7, 2021, file photo, tourists sunbathe on the beach at the Spanish Balearic Island of Mallorca, Spain. Countries across Europe are scrambling to accelerate coronavirus vaccinations to outpace the spread of the delta variant in a high-stakes race to prevent hospital wards from filling up again with …

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5 things to know about the Delta variant

Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Credit: NIAID For the first time in more than a year, we’re feeling some hope—or at least cautious optimism—that the pandemic could recede to …

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