Brazilian coronavirus variant P.1 now second most common variant in USA

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“For the first time, however, the P.1 variant that originated in Brazil has taken the No. 2 spot. At least 434 people in the United States have been infected with the variant, which has devastated Brazil, with the largest number of cases found in Massachusetts, Illinois and Florida.”



Washington Post report

Chart courtesy of CDC



** This post was originally published on April 11, 2021 **