We are still in a global pandemic.
As reported on CBS, a new variant has been discovered in eight states. The variant is spreading faster than Delta, and it’s called AY.4.2. The article also points out health authorities in the United Kingdom are investigating the growing cases.
In America, at least one case of AY.4.2 was found in California, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Washington state, and the District of Columbia. CBS also says there’s no evidence as of yet this variant causes severe illnesses. Plus, vaccines are effective against it, the report says.
Take a look at a news report: