Daily Archives: January 3, 2021

COVID-19: Why a “U.S. variant” will likely be identified in early 2021

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By Daniel R. Lucey MD, MPH, FIDSA Last month the more transmissible “UK variant (B.1.1.7)” and “South African variant (B.1.351)” were reported to be spreading quickly in their respective countries, and were found in multiple other countries in the past 10 days. Additional variants with similar increased contagiousness should be expected in 2021, especially in […]