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Delta Variant Proves More Dangerous to the Lungs


The spike on the new Delta variant that is quickly spreading across the globe is better able to impact lung cells than the spikes on previous iterations. The Delta spike easily enters lung cells and fuses them together, worsening the respiratory effects of COVID-19. This also makes the Delta variant more transmissible, as the fusion of cells enables the virus to spread more quickly throughout the host and provides protection against the body’s typical immune response. Click here to read more.

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