Summer ‘could be rough’ for unvaccinated, those without prior infections

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 25, 2021 11:03 AM CT | Published: June 24, 2021 12:56 PM CT

With the Delta coronavirus variant 50% more transmissible than the Alpha variant, Shelby County Health Department deputy director David Sweat said the summer could be “rough” for those who are not vaccinated or have not already had the coronavirus.


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Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and a graduate of the University of Memphis. She has worked for several local publications and covers the suburbs for The Daily Memphian.


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