Douglas County Health officials warn some variants are impacting younger people more severely – KETV Omaha

IT DOES APPEAR THAT THE B-117 IS BECOMING MORE PREVALENT IN OUR REGION, BUT JUST HOW PREVALENT THATS WHY NEBRASKA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CONTRACTED WITH CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY AND CHI HEALTH TO TEST FOR VARIANCE. SHE SAYS THEY HAVE ONE OF THREE LABS IN THE STATE TO HELP FIND NEW STRAINS, NEBRASKA PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE UNMC COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH HAVE THE OTHER LABS. IT GIVES US AN IDEA OF WHAT THE PERCENTAGE OF CIRCULATING VIRUSES IN THE COMMUNITY IN TERMS OF WHAT PERCENTAGE OF THOSE OVARIANS OUT OF THE VARIANCE CREIGHTON AND CHI DETECTED 80% WERE THE STRAIN FIRST FOUND IN THE UK EVERY BRAIN AND EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH AND CLINICAL MEDICINE AND LABORATORY MEDICINE HAVE TO PULL TOGETHER DOUGLAS COUNTYS ALREADY SEEN ONE OUTBREAK LINK TO THAT STRAIN AT ROSEWOOD ACADEMY CHILD CARE AND PRESCHOOL IN NORTHWEST OMAHA.

Douglas County Health authorities caution some versions are affecting more youthful people more seriously

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OMAHA, Neb.– Douglas County Health authorities shared concerning news about COVID-19 variations on Friday. According to a press release from Douglas County Health Director Adi Pour, five variations of the COVID-18 infection have been found in the county: the California, New York, United Kingdom, Brazilian, and South African variations. The UK version is the most common and the two known South African cases appear to be travel-related, the release said.
“The variations can cause more extreme disease and some effect more youthful individuals more seriously than earlier types,” the release states. “It appears the majority of new COVID-19 infections now are caused by variants.

Douglas County Health authorities shared worrying news about COVID-19 variations on Friday. According to a press release from Douglas County Health Director Adi Pour, 5 variations of the COVID-18 infection have actually been found in the county: the California, New York, United Kingdom, Brazilian, and South African variations. “It appears the majority of brand-new COVID-19 infections now are triggered by variations.

IT DOES APPEAR THAT THE B-117 IS BECOMING MORE PREVALENT IN OUR REGION, BUT JUST HOW PREVALENT THATS WHY NEBRASKA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CONTRACTED WITH CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY AND CHI HEALTH TO TEST FOR VARIANCE. SHE SAYS THEY HAVE ONE OF THREE LABS IN THE STATE TO HELP FIND NEW STRAINS, NEBRASKA PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE UNMC COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH HAVE THE OTHER LABS. According to a press release from Douglas County Health Director Adi Pour, 5 versions of the COVID-18 virus have actually been discovered in the county: the California, New York, United Kingdom, Brazilian, and South African variations. OMAHA, Neb.– Douglas County Health officials shared concerning news about COVID-19 variants on Friday. According to a press release from Douglas County Health Director Adi Pour, five versions of the COVID-18 infection have been found in the county: the California, New York, United Kingdom, Brazilian, and South African variations.