UK: coronavirus vaccine breakthrough cases reported with B.1.351 and B.1.1.7 variants

People in the UK have been infected with Covid-19 more than once thanks to catching different variants of the coronavirus....More...

India: double mutant coronavirus variant B.1.617 outcompeting B.1.1.7 UK variant

Data from Outbreak.info suggests that the B.1.617 “double mutant” variant is outcompeting the UK variant B.1.1.7 in India – the B1617 variant is now being detected in nearly twice as many sequences as the UK variant in 7 day rolling average of percent sequences with mutations

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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...