South Africa Study Shows Power of Genomic Surveillance Amid COVID-19 PandemicPosted on February 18th, 2021 by Dr. Francis CollinsCredit: iStock/Thomas FaullConsiderable research is underway around the world to monitor the spread of new variants of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. That includes the variant B.1.351 (also known as 501Y.V2), which emerged in South Africa towards the end of 2020 [1, 2]. Public health officials in South Africa have been busy tracing the spread of this genomic variant and others across their country. Genomic surveillance has remarkable power for understanding the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 and tracking the dynamics of its transmission. They’re now working with the African CDC to expand genomic surveillance across Africa .
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