What We Know About the New Coronavirus Variant

There’s still plenty of unknowns, but here’s a few takeaways

Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

Here’s the best we know about the impact of the South African strain, and the impact on the vaccine from lots of conversations I’ve had with experts.

To begin with, we are back to assuming a modest and humble position that there’s a lot we don’t know, just…

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Former Medicare, Medicaid & ACA head for Pres. Barack Obama. https://twitter.com/ASlavitt

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