"The first battle of the variants will it be Kappa or Delta. We have 100 new cases in Texas? Well, poor Kappa didn't stand a change"
Snack Pax May 31, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.1 Kappa Variant
The Kappa Variant, like the Delta Variant, started in India and was originally responsible for the spike in cases, however, it was no match for its genetically similar relative, Delta. It did gain some traction worldwide, however, the Delta surge effectively put an end to Kappa.