High transmissibility of the Delta variant: Here’s why it’s so contagious | Just the FAQs

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The Delta variant is one of the most contagious respiratory illnesses. Find out why it’s easily transmissible. RELATED: bit.ly/2V0O2wO

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has had a busy week.

Only a few days after announcing updated mask guidelines, the agency on Friday released new scientific data on the delta variant that gives a snapshot of how the highly contagious strain triggered a wave of coronavirus cases.

The much-anticipated report comes a day after a presentation compiled by a doctor with the agency was leaked to the media and detailed the dangers of the delta variant and how mask-wearing is essential to bring it under control.

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