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Gibt es hier eigentlich jemand, der mal ein Update zur #Coronavirus-Mutation aus #Kalifornien hat? #CAL20C war mal 1, 2 Tage in den deutschen Nachrichten und dann wieder verschwunden.

Danke. /TN
Wer es nicht mitbekommen hat:… /TN
War wohl mehr oder weniger ein Medien-Hype.
#B117 ist weiterhin schlimmer.

Danke für die Info, Alexander! /TN
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⚠️Concerning—new data shows the more contagious #B117 variant is growing so quickly in Florida—now almost 10% of all #COVID19 case. California only ~2 weeks behind. Surge of #B117 may yield April wave if vaccine rollout slow. 🧵

(Dashboard by @my_helix)…
2) Florida on pace for early March when #B117 passes >50% & dominant. Study by @K_G_Andersen put it at ~March 9th, with ~9 day doubling time.

#B117 is 38-49% more transmissible in Florida, but 40-60% more transmissible according to UK 🇬🇧 data.
3) Nationwide, doubling time is ~10 days and with an estimated data it becomes >50% dominant around March 23rd.…
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NEW VARIANT—New California variant CAL20C has recently found in over **half** of all samples in Los Angeles #COVID19 cases, & ~20-30% across CA. “I’m decently confident that this is a more infectious strain of the virus”, says expert from Cedar-Sinai. 🧵…
2) Dr. Charles Chiu, a virologist at UCSF said “It just popped up under our noses, and now it’s rising in multiple counties,” he said. “On the whole, it’s safe to say it’s going to spread outside of California.”
3) “Researchers are also looking in other states for CAL.20C, Dr. Plummer said, and have so far found it in Arizona, Connecticut, Maryland, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, & DC. It’s not clear yet how common it is outside California.”
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