January 29th, local time, at a press conference held by the White House Coronavirus Response Team, Rochelle Valensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said that the situation of the coronavirus epidemic in the United States is still very serious, and the coronavirus variant virus is particularly noteworthy. And the U.S. government is also strengthening the monitoring of the coronavirus variant virus.
Valensky pointed out that as of January 27, variant coronavirus cases found in the United Kingdom had been found in 29 states in the United States, with a total of 379 confirmed cases.
On January 28, South Carolina had confirmed two cases of variant coronavirus infection in South Africa, which was the first time that the United States had been found in the country.
Variantoid viruses; Earlier this week, Minnesota discovered the first U.S. case of variant coronavirus in Brazil. Meanwhile, Valensky said that the variant coronavirus found in South Africa may have begun to spread across the United States.
“I think it should be noted that the two infected people don’t know each other and that they haven’t been to South Africa, so the current inference is that this variant has begun to spread in communities,” she said.
Valensky stressed that Americans should pay attention to the harm of variant coronavirus, because variant coronavirus is likely to be more infectious.
Everyone needs to continue to comply with epidemic prevention measures, wear masks when necessary to travel, maintain social distancing, and vaccinated when conditions permit to keep individuals and communities safe.
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said at the press conference that the variant novel coronavirus is more powerful.
It is not clear about the spread of the variant novel coronavirus found in South Africa, but it is expected that by the end of March and the beginning of April, the variant novel coronavirus found in the United Kingdom may be transmitted in the United States. The main strain of sowing.