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‘Homegrown’ California coronavirus variant is more contagious and possibly deadlier – Livescience.com

The variant, known as B.1.427/B.1.429, may also be more resistant to current vaccines, early data suggests.

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Scientists in California are increasingly worried about the state’s “homegrown” coronavirus variant, with studies now showing that the variant is more transmissible than earlier strains and may be more resistant to current vaccines, according to news reports.
The variant, known as B.1.427/B.1.429, first emerged in California
last spring but didn’t show up on scientists’ radar until this winter, when cases of the variant rapidly took off in the state, according to The New York Times
. However, scientists…

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