The arrival of the Delta variant has changed the landscape of the pandemic. Before we get into the details, the good news: vaccines work and protect us from serious consequences, hospitalization and death if we get the Delta variant (and the other variants) and it gives us COVID-19. The prevention measures that we already know also work to protect us from Delta and the other variants.
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The Unted States government begun an investigation for the development of a vaccine against the Zika virus, but this will not happen overnight. Dr. Anibal J. Valentin Acevedo, Immunology Professor form the University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla, points out that developing a vaccine that is effective against disease can take years of research.
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In 2009 we saw the global hysteria that can take hold after an uncontrolled influenza outbreak. The disease caused by the H1N1 virus, known as swine flu, infected hundreds of millions of people around the world. In the United States, recent estimates show that the virus may have infected up to 90 million people and claimed around 12,500 lives.