B.1.1.7 Now Said to Be More Deadly and Contagious

January 22, 2021 06:46pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 which was said to be 50% to 70% more contagious, has now been discovered to also be 30% deadlier. The CDC warns it could become the dominant strain in the US by March.

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