More contagious variant of COVID-19 found to be widespread in Houston wastewater, city health officials say

KPRC Channel 2 News, Click 2 Houston

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The Houston Health Department announces the U.K. variant (B.1.1.7) of the virus that causes COVID-19 was found in most of the city’s wastewater treatment plants. Chief Medical Officer for the City of Houston Dr. David E. Persse and Mayor Sylvester Turner are quoted.