Daily Archives: January 1, 2021

When unusually severe COVID is seen, rapid identification-and-virus-sequencing are needed world-wide

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By Daniel R. Lucey MD, MPH, FIDSA On Thursday (Dec. 31), the World Health Organization posted a review on four SARS-CoV-2 variants identified in 2020 and related WHO activities and advice. While in 2020 none of these variants have proven to be more clinically severe, WHO states of the current South African variant: “at this […]