Putting aside for a moment the New York COVID-19 variant (which people claim is more contagious, a seemingly plausible claim based on the new-case trend in New York state),
and ignoring the California COVID-19 variant (which ditto, but if so, it’s surely not affecting the new case trend there, as California has the largest rate of decline of new COVID-19 cases in the nation),
and just forgetting about the South African variant as not being common enough in the U.S. yet,
(and fill in other variants at will here, because you’ve got plenty to choose from),
The granddaddy of COVID-19 variant problems for the U.S. is the U.K. variant, B.1.1.7. Continue reading Post #1040: U.K. variant: The fuse remains lit. Keep your eyes on Florida.