UK: ONS COVID-19 Infection Survey, March 2022

The latest UK Office for National Statistics COVID-19 Infection Survey has just landed. The key points of the report are…

  • 3 million people (roughly one in 20) were infected with Covid on March 12
  • One in thirteen people infected in Sutton
  • Worst ever infection rate in Scotland
  • Around one in fourteen infected in Wales
  • Around one in fourteen infected in Northern Ireland

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Preprint: SARS-CoV-2 Omicron – multiple inter-variant recombination events

“By analyzing sequences from a large number of Omicron subvariants, we identified diverse recombination events between two Omicron subvariants and several SARS-CoV-2 variants, suggesting that co-infection and subsequent genome recombination play important roles in the on-going evolution of SARS-CoV-2....More...