Sumary of C.D.C. Urges Americans to Get Vaccinated Amid Virus Surge:
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- Urges Americans to Get Vaccinated Amid Virus SurgeDr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warned that the U.S. is at “another pivotal point in this pandemic” as the infectious Delta variant continues to drive the majority of new Covid-19 cases.
- “The Delta variant is spreading with incredible efficiency, and now represents more than 83 percent of the virus circulating in the United States.
- Compared to the virus we had circulating initially in the United States at the start of the pandemic, the Delta variant is more aggressive, and much more transmissible than previously circulating strains.