The delta variant is here first discovered in India is now the superior form of the virus in the UK.
This virus has spread to 77 countries and in the United States, at least 10% of the people who had the symptoms were infected by this new form of the coronavirus.
Statistics collected from the UK show that delta variant infections have increased to 31%. This virus is more transmissible and much more contagious than the original one.
A new study from PHE takes a look at the effect of vaccines and how they decrease the chance of hospitalization; they found out that the Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective AT Preventing hospitalization after the first dose and 96% after the second one.
In a new study scientists from Moderna discovered that antibodies from the vaccinated people could negate the delta variant mutations; with this being said Moderna and Pfizer could highly be effective against the delta variant.