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New India COVID Variant Found In Oregon

(Portland, OR)  --  A new coronavirus variant has been detected in Oregon.  The Oregon Health Authority says six cases of the India variant have been reported.  The variant constitutes a small number of cases in the U.S. so far, but it makes up 75-percent of the cases in the United Kingdom.  Health officials say the India variant may be more transmissible.  Studies show the vaccines do work against the India variant.

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