CDC publishes new web pages on genomic surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 variants

Feb. 4, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it has published new web pages on Genomic Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 Variants.

The new pages provide more in-depth information, including answers to these common questions about SARS-CoV-2 variants:

·        How do SARS-CoV-2 variants occur?

·         What is CDC doing to track SARS-CoV-2 variants?

·         Why is genomic surveillance important for public health?

Online resources include:

·         Information for Laboratories about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

·         Frequently Asked Questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Laboratories

·         CDC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website

·         CDC Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

·         Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls

CDC has the announcement.

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