California: 112,000 vaccine breakthrough cases, 3,000 hospitalized, 306 deaths

The latest vaccine breakthrough figures for California make sobering reading, showing the extent of the vaccine breakthrough crisis now engulfing the state....More...

CDC: 25% vaccine breakthrough in Los Angeles County up to July 2021

During May 1–July 25, 2021, among 43,127 SARS-CoV-2 infections in residents of Los Angeles County, California, 10,895 (25.3%) were in fully vaccinated persons, 1,431 (3.3%) were in partially vaccinated persons, and 30,801 (71.4%) were in unvaccinated persons....More...

USA: 3,620 coronavirus vaccine breakthrough cases reported in California – up ~600 in one week. 150 hospitalized and at least 20 dead

California has reported 3,620 so-called breakthrough cases of coronavirus infections in people who were fully vaccinated since Jan....More...

L452R mutation is present in more than 400 SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus genomes isolated from over 20 countries (and a gorilla in San Diego Zoo too!)

Scientists have examined the Nextstrain and GISAID databases and found that the L452R mutation is present in more than 400 SARS-CoV-2 genomes isolated from over 20 countries....More...

California coronavirus variant CAL.20C accounts for nearly half of COVID-19 cases in Southern California and about a 1/3 of cases in the state

The CAL.20C variant accounts for nearly half of COVID-19 cases in Southern California and about a third of cases in the state based on an analysis of viral genomes posted to a global database called GISAID.… ...More...