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‘Homegrown’ California coronavirus variant is more contagious and possibly deadlier

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 […]

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