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Quantification of the spread of SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 in Switzerland

Published inEpidemics, vol. 37, 100480
Publication date2021
Abstract

In December 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) reported a SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern (VoC) which is now named B.1.1.7. Based on initial data from the UK and later data from other countries, this variant was estimated to have a transmission fitness advantage of around 40-80 % (Volz et al., 2021; Leung et al., 2021; Davies et al., 2021).

Keywords
  • B.1.1.7
  • COVID-19
  • Pandemic
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Transmission advantage
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CHEN, Chaoran et al. Quantification of the spread of SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 in Switzerland. In: Epidemics, 2021, vol. 37, p. 100480. doi: 10.1016/j.epidem.2021.100480
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