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New Virus Strain Reportedly Linked to Inflatable Tree Costume Outbreak

A new mutated COVID-19 strain is now sweeping California. It’s reportedly being linked to the Christmas costume outbreak at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Jose, California, where 90 people were infected after a staff member wore an inflatable costume. There is growing alarm with the new strain now popping up in a dozen counties in the state. Experts don't yet know if it's more contagious or if it will respond to the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.

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