Researchers in Canada conduct a comparative study of household secondary attack rates connected with SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

By | June 9, 2021
Scientists are considering a third surge in COVID-19 incidence owing to the emergence of highly transmissible SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOC). SARS-CoV-2 is the causal agent of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Some of these VOCs have been reported to have a rate of transmission much higher than the infectivity of the ancestral strain that had emerged in Wuhan, China, in 2019.