Viral transmission and evolution dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 in shipboard quarantine

  title={Viral transmission and evolution dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 in shipboard quarantine},
  author={Ting-Yu Yeh and Gregory P Contreras},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  pages={486 - 495}
  • T. Yeh, G. Contreras
  • Published 30 April 2021
  • Medicine
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Abstract Objective To examine transmission and evolution of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in shipboard quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Methods We obtained the full SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences of 28 samples from the Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data database. The samples were collected between 10 and 25 February 2020 and came for individuals who had been tested for SARS-CoV-2 during the quarantine on the cruise ship. These samples were… Expand
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