Update on SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern


In the weekly epidemiological COVID-19 update, issue 43, of 8 June 2021, WHO included an update on emerging evidence of the phenotypic impact of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOC) on transmissibility, disease severity, risk of reinfection, and impact on diagnosis and vaccination. Table 1 shows an adaptation of the table included in the above-referenced weekly report.


Table 1: Summary of the phenotypic impact* of WHO variants of concern (VOC)


Source: https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update-on-covid-19--8-june-2021



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