Model-based evaluation of transmissibility and reinfection for the P.1 variant of the SARS-CoV-2

@inproceedings{Coutinho2021ModelbasedEO,
  title={Model-based evaluation of transmissibility and reinfection for the P.1 variant of the SARS-CoV-2},
  author={Renato Mendes Coutinho and Fl{\'a}via Maria Darcie Marquitti and Leonardo Souto Ferreira and M. E. Borges and R P Silva and O. Canton and Tatiana Pineda Portella and Silas P. Lyra and Caroline Franco and A. da Silva and Roberto Andr{\'e} Kraenkel and Maria Am{\'e}lia Veras and Paulo In{\'a}cio Prado},
  booktitle={medRxiv},
  year={2021}
}
The variant of concern (VOC) P.1 emerged in the Amazonas state (Brazil) and was sequenced for the 1st time on 6-Jan-2021 by the Japanese National Institute of Infectious Diseases. It contains a constellation of mutations, ten of them in the spike protein. Consequences of these mutations at the populational level have been poorly studied so far. From December-2020 to February-2021, Manaus was devastated by four times more cases compared to the previous peak (April-2020). Here, data from the… 

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