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Nabil-Fareed Alikhan

MicroBinfie Podcast, 48 SARS-CoV-2 More Variants of Concern and updates from Africa

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We discuss the latest developments in SARS-CoV-2 genomics over the last 2 weeks with Peter van Heusden, covering the growing list of Variants of Concern and the latest developments in Africa. Papers & resources mentioned: American birds (677) - https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.02.12.21251658v2 https://github.com/cov-lineages/pango-designation PHE thresholds for different variants: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-variants- genomically-confirmed-case-numbers/variants-distribution-of-cases-data A.23.1 in Uganda - https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.02.08.21251393v1 B.1.525