Delta variant could be as contagious as chickenpox: EU

That Delta variant of the SASRCov2 would be as contagious as chickenpoxas indicated by internal documents of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC, for its English acronym).

As reported TI have Washington Post This variant would cause a more serious COVID-19 and that vaccination is the best defense “against a variant that is so contagious that it almost works as if it were a new and different virus”.

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Delta variant could be as contagious as chickenpox: EU
Delta variant could be as contagious as chickenpox: EU

For her part, Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, told CNN in an interview that “This is one of the most contagious viruses known” And it is “Comparable” to “measles or chickenpox”.

The Spanish-language news agency EFE says the CDC is expected to publish new recommendations today that would require people who received the COVID-19 vaccine to continue wearing face masks indoors (in Mexico, the use of masks for anyone who has been vaccinated or not). ).

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That post Office advanced that the internal CDC document notes that vaccinated people can transmit the Delta variant in the same way as unvaccinated people. Likewise, it suggests that Delta moves from person to person faster than Ebola, the common cold, seasonal flu and measles, and is as contagious as chickenpox.

COVID-19 is already the second cause of death in Mexico, according to the newspaper The country with data from INEGI. A total of 2.8 million Mexicans have tested positive for the disease since the pandemic began, with 239,997 deaths.

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