Public health actions to control new SARS-CoV-2 variants

Nathan D. Grubaugh, Emma B. Hodcroft, Joseph R. Fauver, Alexandra L. Phelan, Muge Cevik

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Recent reports suggest that some SARS-CoV-2 genetic variants, such as B.1.1.7, might be more transmissible and are quickly spreading around the world. As the emergence of more transmissible variants could exacerbate the pandemic, we provide public health guidance for increased surveillance and measures to reduce community transmission.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1127-1132
Number of pages6
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 4 2021
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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