London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine study: “we estimate a 71% higher hazard of death associated with VOC 202012/01” [B.1.1.7]

“Correcting for misclassification of SGTF and missingness in SGTF status, we estimate a 71% (48–97%) higher hazard of death associated with VOC 202012/01.… ...More...

NERVTAG: increased disease severity in people infected with #coronavirus variant B.1.1.7

NERVTAG: “Here we report updated and additional analyses, which together strengthen the earlier finding of increased disease severity in people infected with VOC B.1.1.7 compared to other virus variants.”… ...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...