Coronavirus Variant Found in Britain Detected in US for First Time

By Kyodo News 30 December 2020

WASHINGTON—Local health officials in the western state of Colorado on Tuesday announced the United States’ first known case of a potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant spreading in Britain.

A man in his 20s, who has no travel history, was confirmed to have contracted the virus variant and is recovering in isolation, the office of the state governor said in a press release.

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