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Alpha, theta, beta variants now in Bacolod

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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – The three different variants of the COVID-19 virus – the alpha, beta, and theta – are now in Bacolod.

This is according to Dr. Edwin Miraflor, officer-in-charge of the Bacolod City health office, as he is quoted by the Bacolod City PIO.

COVID-19 VARIANTS have caused a surge of new cases and deaths across the globe, placing enormous strain on the healthcare system in certain countries. | Photo from https://www.healthxchange.sg/
COVID-19 VARIANTS have caused a surge of new cases and deaths across the globe, placing enormous strain on the healthcare system in certain countries. | Photo from healthxchange.sg

Earlier, he Alpha and Beta Variants were detected through genome sequencing by the Philippine Genome Center last 30 July, 2021, a press release from the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Regional Memorial Hospital said.

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These cases are found in Cadiz City for the Beta variant and La Carlota City for the Alpha variant.

These variants are known to have a high transmissibility rate than the original virus.

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Hannah A. Papasinhttp://facebook.com/hannah.mariveles
Writer. Critic. Professor. She started writing since primary school and now has two published textbooks on communication. A film buff, she's a Communication, Media Literacy and Journalism Professor of the University of St. La Salle-Bacolod, and has a Master's Degree in English.

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