Covid-19 Variation: What Comes Next? The Amazonas Experience

This is the second in a series examining the past, present, and future of the pandemic and viral variants.

Each successive iteration of SARS-CoV-2 variant to date was more transmissible than the last. New variants drove multiple waves of Covid-19 throughout the world. Here, examine what happened in the past and present of the pandemic in order to understand what may lie in our future.

Having written the book Variants! The Shape-Shifting Challenge of Covid-19, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is ‘what comes next?’ To begin to answer this question, we examined the underlying dynamics of virus variation in part one. Here, in part two, we will delve more deeply into the topic with an analysis of the Gamma variant in Brazil.

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