The Lambda COVID variant has spread in the United States, and doctors have recorded hundreds of cases this month.
C.37, also known as the Lambda variant, was first discovered in Peru in December 2020 and has since spread to dozens of countries including the United States
Although it has rapidly spread to South America since it was first discovered, it is not clear whether it poses a greater threat than other variants, including delta.
It is not clear whether this variant is more resistant to the existing COVID vaccine, and virologists will continue to monitor developments.
According to KHOU11, Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas stated that one of its patients was infected with the Lambda variant on Monday.
According to the GISAID tracker seen by Newsweek, more than 700 cases of Lambda variants have been reported in the United States
A total of 42 states have recorded at least one Lambda variant case, of which California, Florida, and New York have the most records, 145, 126, and 70, respectively.
The complete state list of Lambda cases recorded by GISAID on July 14 is as follows: Arizona (21), Alabama (26), Arkansas (7), California (145) Colorado (10) Connecticut (21) ) Delaware (1)), Washington DC (2), Florida (126), Georgia (22), Illinois (2), Indiana (4).
Kansas (2), Kentucky (1), Louisiana (2), Maine (1), Maryland (29), Michigan (18), Minnesota (15), Mississippi (1), Missouri (2), Montana Take (5), Nebraska (3), Nevada (1), New Jersey (38), New Mexico (2), New York (70), North Carolina (7), Ohio (16), Oklahoma ( 2) Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (15).
Rhode Island (1), South Carolina (5), Tennessee (16), Texas (22), Utah (13), Vermont (1), Virginia (9), Washington (33), West Virginia (7) ) Wisconsin (3)).
Cases surge across the U.S. Joe Biden Many lawmakers from the political arena continue to urge Americans to accept their vaccine proposals to prevent further hospitalizations and deaths.
Prudent plan to vaccinate children
President Biden earlier set a benchmark to vaccinate 70% of the US adult population by July 4, but it failed to achieve it.
a lot of Republicans It also publicly called for Americans to be vaccinated, which caused them to clashed with some colleagues.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell pleads with unvaccinated Americans Don’t follow the “obviously bad advice” that would cause him to disagree with several other members of the party.
Republicans, such as the House of Representatives. Marjorie Taylor Green (R-GA), because President Biden plans to go door to door to encourage Americans to be stabbed and lashed out at President Biden.