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Two Cases Of UK Strain Of Coronavirus In McDowell Co.

Laboratory results revealed the first two known cases of the UK coronavirus variant in McDowell County.

The UK variant is a more contagious variant of COVID-19.

The McDowell County Health Department advises residents to get vaccinated, wear masks in public, continue to social distance, and frequently wash hands.

The CDC says that initial studies suggest that the three COVID-19 vaccines provide strong protection against the different variants. More studies are underway.



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