The highly transmissible Delta variant has been reported in 124 countries. Photo: AP
The highly transmissible Delta variant has been reported in 124 countries. Photo: AP

Why is the Delta coronavirus variant faster to make people sick?

  • The cause may be the strain’s ability to make carriers shed the virus earlier and at much higher levels, researchers say
  • Conclusions based on study of outbreak in southern China in May and June

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The highly transmissible Delta variant has been reported in 124 countries. Photo: AP
The highly transmissible Delta variant has been reported in 124 countries. Photo: AP
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