KP.3 (FLiRT) Variant on the Rise Across the US: CDC

KP.3, is rising to become the dominant strain of the virus across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As of the week ending July 6, 2024, KP.3 constitutes about 37 percent of all COVID-19 cases detected by the agency. It’s followed by the KP. 2 and LB. 1 variants, which make up about 24 percent and 15 percent of all cases, respectively, the data show. Some media outlets have referred to both the KP.2 and KP.3 variants as “FLiRT,” (which stands for mutations in the virus's spike protein at positions designated "F for L" and "R for T"). “CDC predicts that KP.3 is growing and will become the most common SARS-CoV-2 lineage nationally,” a CDC spokesperson told several news outlets this week about the variant’s dominance. “CDC is working to better understand its potential impact on public health.” But the data suggest that despite the increase in the KP.3 variant’s prevalence, the U.S. is currently seeing low levels of

FLCCC I-CARE COVID Treatment Protocol for Outpatients (2024)

Early treatment is critical and the most important factor in managing this disease. COVID-19 is a clinical diagnosis; a confirmed antigen or PCR test is not required. Treatment should be initiated immediately after the onset of flu-like symptoms. The multiple therapies and drugs in this protocol have different mechanisms of action and work synergistically during various phases of the disease. About I-CARE Protocol The information in this document is our recommended approach to COVID-19 based on the best (and most recent) literature. It is provided as guidance to healthcare providers worldwide on the early treatment of COVID-19. Patients should always consult with their provider before starting any medical treatment. New medications may be added and/or changes made to doses of existing medications as further evidence emerges. Please be sure you are using the latest version of this protocol. Warning (anesthesia and surgery): Please notify your anesthesia team if you are using the followi


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