COVID-19 Research News for March 20: Virus Mutations Reported
Post Date: March 20, 2020 | Publish Date:
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SARS-CoV-2 virus mutating already
A new paper published on the pre-print server medRxiv reports detecting multiple strains of the novel coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic. NOTE: Pre-prints are not peer-reviewed. Data regarding COVID-19 is evolving rapidly.
Read the paper: International expansion of a novel SARS-CoV-2 mutant
Read an expert video commentary on MedPage Today: ‘It’s Not the Exact Same Virus Everywhere in the World’
HOW YOU CAN TRACK PEDIATRIC NEWS ABOUT COVID-19
A frequently updated collection of pediatric COVID-19 papers can be found here
An excellent pandemic tracking dashboard from Johns Hopkins University