Virologist: Delta variant isn't more deadly but is harder to contain

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Thu, 19 Aug 2021, 8:46AM
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Virologist: Delta variant isn't more deadly but is harder to contain

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 19 Aug 2021, 8:46AM

Naked Scientist podcast host and virologist Chris Smith told Mike Hosking the Delta strain of Covid-19 isn't more deadly -- but it's far harder to contain 

"The severity of cases that people are presenting with are not greater, on average, than with other strains or variants of the virus. But what it does do is to spread better." 

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