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CHI doctors discuss delta variant of COVID-19

Posted at 3:03 PM, Jun 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-22 16:45:32-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Two doctors with CHI held a Zoom meeting to answer questions about the COVID-19 delta variant, which has been detected in Nebraska.

Watch below or on our Facebook page:

Dr. Renuga Vivekanandan and Dr. David Quimby, Infectious Disease Experts, took questions from the media.

The Douglas County Health Department said Tuesday that a woman in her 40s was diagnosed with the variant.

RELATED: COVID variant thought to be more infectious and transmissible found in Douglas County

According to WebMD, the delta variant is thought to be 43% to 90% more transmissible than previous COVID-19 variants.

Tune in to KMTV at 6 p.m. for more.

3 News Now reporter Alyssa Curtis will be in the Q&A session, which can be watched on our Facebook page or below.

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CDC info on COVID variants in the US:

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