Wednesday, 01 September 2021 06:58

University of Akron Microbiologist Discusses Easy Transmissibility of Delta Variant Featured

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Dr. Hazel Barton Dr. Hazel Barton @cavescience on Twitter
The Delta variant has taken over as the dominant strain of COVID-19 in America today, and it has proven to be much more transmissible.

Dr. Hazel Barton is a microbiologist at the University of Akron, and she joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about all things Delta. Because of how contagious this particular variant is, she remains steadfast in warning folks to avoid larger gatherings such as Labor Day cookouts, and to continue wearing masks when social distancing is not possible. Dr. Barton also looks at how children seem to be contracting this strain easier and more often than the original alpha version of COVID-19 from 2020.


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