CDC Warns Variants Could Lead To Rapid Rise In Cases
NEW CDC REPORTS WARN THAT VARIANTS COULD LEAD TO “RAPID RISE” IN COVID-19 CASES
(CNN) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a COVID-19 variant, first identified in the United Kingdom could become the dominant strain in the United States by March.
The agency recently released two new reports warning about a “rapid rise” in coronavirus cases due to variants.
Another report shows a variant first identified in South Africa coincided with a rapid rise of cases in Zambia.
Health officials say the possibility of a similar experience in the U.S. is a real threat.
But, it is not inevitable.
They say people need to stay vigilant to reduce the transmission of COVID-19 variants.
Officials also want people to continue to get vaccinated.
The CDCc-d-c says it could help the u-s remain ahead of any variants.