Sunday, March 7, 2021

Very Brief Blog: NYT Summarizes Fast Spread of COVID Variants

Very brief blog.  On March 6, 2021, NYT published an excellent article with first-class graphics on the spread of COVID variants in the US.  Multiple references to work performed under a federal contract by HELIX.   In addition, the article references an online 24 page PDF (Feb 2021) from the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.

NYT here -

And Johns Hopkins 24 page PDF here -

JH PDF (Feb 2021)

NYT Graphic - March 6
Take Home: B1117 Mostly 20% by March 3 In All These States


For those with a Genomeweb subscription, see an article based on the current AGBT conference with COV-SEQ discussions by the Wellcome Institute in the UK and the British Columbia Center for Disease Control - here.

Nature has an open-access article on COVID variants in the US - March 5, 2021 - here.