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Coronavirus: ‘Double mutant’ variant found in California’s Bay Area – Fox News

A new variant of the coronavirus has been found in California’s Bay Area.

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A new variant of the coronavirus has been found in California’s Bay Area.
The Stanford Clinical Virology Lab, through genomic sequencing, has identified and confirmed one case of the emerging variant, which originated in India, according to a spokesperson for Stanford Health Care on Sunday. At least seven presumed cases of the Indian variant were also found.
The variant is being labeled as the “double mutant” because it carries two mutations in the virus that helps it latch onto cells, reports said. 

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