US News

Delta variant behind more than 80% of U.S. cases; vaccines still highly effective -Fauci

Published by
Reuters

By Carl O’Donnell and Mrinalika Roy (Reuters) -The Delta variant of the coronavirus is the cause of more than 80% of new U.S. COVID-19 cases, but the authorized vaccines remain more than 90% effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, said top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci during U.S. Senate hearing on Tuesday. The hearing featured a pointed exchange with Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul, in which he accused Fauci of lying about the National Institutes of Health providing funding for research at China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology. The Senator from Kentucky, who has sp…

Read More

Facebook Comments

Check Also

Mets rally for walk-off win; Javier Baez homers in debut

Published by New York Daily News NEW YORK ...

Archives