COVID-19 Published Science and Research
Implications of the Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variant VUI 202012/01
A new variant strain of SARS-CoV-2 that contains a series of mutations has been described in the United Kingdom (UK) and become highly prevalent in London and southeast England. Based on these mutations, this variant strain has been predicted to potentially be more rapidly transmissible than other circulating strains of SARS-CoV-2.
Options to Reduce Quarantine for Contacts of Persons with SARS-CoV-2 Infection Using Symptom Monitoring and Diagnostic Testing
Quarantine can be a burden on public health systems and communities and may dissuade people from naming contacts. Reducing the length of quarantine will reduce the burden and may increase community compliance.
CDC Science Agenda for COVID-19: Building the Evidence Base to Inform the Ongoing Public Health Response, 2020-2023
The agenda guides the development of the evidence base needed to strengthen the public health actions, guidance, and policy essential to limit the spread and …continued .
[Original Source: CDC]