A pre-print study has indicated Mu was more antibody-resistant than other variants in a lab setting, although the results need to be read with caution.
This type of vaccine is relatively new but was in development years before scientists rushed to produce a COVID vaccine.
Researchers say Mu may have some sort of resistance to the antibodies that vaccines provide, though research is ongoing.
"We remain dangerously close to crisis standards of care," said Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen.
The WHO labeled Mu a variant of interest recently and hundreds of samples have been sequenced in the U.S.
The variant has become the dominant strain in the U.S. and elsewhere with its increased transmissibility.
Research suggests that the Delta variant is both highly transmissible and partly resistant to current vaccines, prompting calls for extra measures.
The deadly Nipah virus can be spread from person to person, and through the consumption of contaminated fruit.
Data shows that while the rate of new cases is falling in some states, others are seeing a significant rise.
As the U.S. battles the Delta variant, some schools are being forced to return to virtual learning to prevent outbreaks.
This Delta subtype, which is making headlines in Israel, is one of 25 versions of the COVID variant recorded around the world.
Researchers stress it's too early to say how dangerous the variant is, though some of its mutations have been seen before.
The anti-parasitic drug has not been authorized for use as a COVID treatment, but that hasn't stopped people from trying despite warnings.
Authorities are still trying to find out exactly how the family died, having ruled out some causes already.
The new reporting method on the state's COVID deaths has effectively created a spike where a downslope was previously recorded while also moving the downward trend forward in time.
A 60-year-old man in Houston has lost the use of all of his limbs, in what appears to be a serious case of WNV.
President Joe Biden has urged companies to put new vaccine rules in place to combat the spread of the Delta variant.
The booster shots will be offered to all Americans beginning the week of September 20.
The lockdown was announced shortly after the country reported a community COVID case for the first time since February.
Many states could see death rates higher than in the first wave of COVID in the U.S. without intervention, professor of medicine Dr. Benjamin Linas told Newsweek.
The Republican congresswoman was suspended from Twitter for one week for her post, which has been flagged as "misleading" by the social media giant.
It's more transmissible, it may cause more severe illness, and it's the dominant U.S. strain. Where did Delta come from?
First, the question should not be whether we reopen schools, but rather how we do so.
Johns Hopkins' Dr. Anna Durbin told Newsweek that Lambda "is going to run into a problem here in the U.S. and that is the Delta variant."
Robertsdale Police Department said Maurice "Reese" Jackson "was full of life, always having a big smile on his face."
The Chinese city has seen its first local infections in more than a year amid concerns about the spread of the Delta variant.
"This looks unlike anything I had ever seen before," said one mother describing her daughter's strange bites.
"I think you are seeing a tremendous rise of ignorance among House GOP," former Congressman David Jolly said.