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White House COVID-19 task force warns of possible new ‘USA variant’ driving spread – CNBC

FILE PHOTO: The White House coronavirus task force holds a briefing at the White House in Washington

(Reuters) – The White House coronavirus task force said there could be a new variant of the virus that evolved in the United States and is driving spread, CNBC reported on Friday, citing a document obtained by NBC News.

The recent spike in cases has been at nearly twice the rate seen in the spring and summer seasons, according to the report. (https://cnb.cx/3hWHpCw)

(Reporting by Trisha Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)

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