Multiple SARS-CoV-2 Introductions Shaped the Early Outbreak in Central Eastern Europe: Comparing Hungarian Data to a Worldwide Sequence Data-Matrix

  title={Multiple SARS-CoV-2 Introductions Shaped the Early Outbreak in Central Eastern Europe: Comparing Hungarian Data to a Worldwide Sequence Data-Matrix},
  author={G{\'a}bor Kemenesi and Safia Zeghbib and Bal{\'a}zs A. Somogyi and G{\'a}bor Endre T{\'o}th and Kriszti{\'a}n B{\'a}nyai and Norbert Solymosi and Peter M Szabo and Istv{\'a}n Szab{\'o} and {\'A}d{\'a}m B{\'a}lint and P{\'e}ter Urb{\'a}n and R{\'o}bert Herczeg and Attila Gyenesei and {\'A}gnes Nagy and Csaba Istv{\'a}n Pereszl{\'e}nyi and Gergely Csaba Babinszky and G{\'a}bor Dud{\'a}s and Gabriella Terhes and Viktor Z{\"o}ldi and R{\'o}bert Lovas and Szabolcs Tenczer and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Kornya and Ferenc Jakab},
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 is the third highly pathogenic human coronavirus in history. Since the emergence in Hubei province, China, during late 2019, the situation evolved to pandemic level. Following China, Europe was the second epicenter of the pandemic. To better comprehend the detailed founder mechanisms of the epidemic evolution in Central-Eastern Europe, particularly in Hungary, we determined the full-length SARS-CoV-2 genomes from 32 clinical samples collected from… 
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