COVID-19 outbreak in Mauritius dominated by new SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.318

By | June 18, 2021
Underlining the key role of genomic surveillance in keeping tabs on the spread of SARS-CoV-2, a new medRxiv* preprint shows how a new variant called B.1.1.318 rose to dominance in the small island country of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean.