Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variants | CDC
Multiple SARS-CoV-2 variants are circulating globally. Several new variants emerged in the fall of 2020, most notably: In the United Kingdom (UK), a new variant strain of SARS-CoV-2 (known as 20B/501Y.V1, VOC 202012/01, or B.1.1.7 lineage) emerged with an unusually large number of mutations. This …


New COVID-19 Variants | CDC
Multiple COVID-19 variants are circulating globally. In the United Kingdom (UK), a new variant has emerged with an unusually large number of mutations. This variant seems to spread more easily and quickly than other variants. Currently, there is no evidence that it causes more severe illness or increased risk of death.


Variant of Concern 202012/01 – Wikipedia
Variant of Concern 202012/01 (VOC-202012/01; also known as lineage B.1.1.7 or 20B/501Y.V1, see § Nomenclature) is a variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The variant was first detected in October 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom from a sample taken the previous month, and it quickly began to spread by mid-December.


DHEC explains new COVID-19 variant, how S.C. is monitoring
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is addressing how it’s monitoring the new COVID-19 variant that was first discovered in the United Kingdom.


DOH to recommend travel restrictions on nations with new …
In a release Sunday, the DOH said the agency, along with the World Health Organization, is closely monitoring nations with documented cases of the new variant from the United Kingdom and countries…


UK coronavirus mutation found in California and Colorado – Vox
Since viruses like SARS-CoV-2 are mutating and since Covid-19 has spread in so many people, it’s theoretically only a matter of time before a certain set of mutations align in a way to give the …


New SARS-CoV-2 variant doesn’t make vaccines ineffective …
Xinhua photo. MANILA – It is early to tell whether the existence of the new variant of SARS-CoV-2 found in the United Kingdom will affect the development of vaccines against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) and the immunity of those who have been inoculated in other countries, health experts said Sunday.. In a virtual media briefing, Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious …


No COVID-19 variant from South Africa in Philippines yet …
MANILA, Philippines — Aside from the COVID-19 variant from the United Kingdom, the new variant of the coronavirus that emerged in South Africa has also yet to reach the Philippines based on …


A confirmed COVID-19 variant case found in PA …
According to the CDC, the COVID-19 virus can mutate regularly since mutations among viruses are common. The CDC expects that all currently available diagnostic tests will detect the variant as COVID-19 and that the COVID-19 vaccines with federal Emergency Use Authorizations will be effective against this variant as well.


‘Incredibly Worried’: Virus Variant In South Africa Raises …
Fox 5 Atlanta: CDC Talks About New Variant Of COVID-19 That Spreads Faster More cases of a new more transmissible variant of COVID-19 are being reported in the U.S. cases have shown up in Colorado
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