New variant of COVID-19 blamed for surge in deaths in LA

(STL.News) Scientists in California have stumbled on a COVID-19 variant one that appears to have originated in Los Angeles.

They were originally searching for signs that the UK COVID-19 variant had crossed into the US, but believe that the new variant has fuelled a surge in cases and deaths.

Wikipedia page – COVID-19 pandemic in California

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