SAN ANTONIO – UT Health San Antonio infectious disease specialist Dr. Ruth Berggren discussed the latest with COVID-19 and vaccinations in the KSAT Q&A.
Here are the three takeaways from today’s KSAT Q&A:
- The delta variant of COVID-19 originated in India and has gone through multiple mutations.
- It has become the dominant variant in the United Kingdom and beyond. It was recently detected in Houston, and Dr. Berggren believes it will gain traction in the United States.
- Dr. Berggren says vaccines are less effective against the delta variant.