What scientists know about new “Delta Plus” variant of concern

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  • Global News published this video item, entitled “What scientists know about new “Delta Plus” variant of concern” – below is their description.

    Scientists have identified another COVID-19 variant of concern, called Delta Plus.

    So how dangerous or contagious is this mutation, which is related to the Delta variant?

    While India’s health authority is clear on those answers, other experts say more data is needed to determine the level of threat.

    As Redmond Shannon reports, less than 200 cases have been reported in 11 countries so far, including one in Canada.

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