UK: PHE Technical Briefing and Variants of Concern update 18
PHE England have recently published new reports on the SARS-COV-2 variants circulating in Britain: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Zeta, Eta, B.1.1.318, Theta, Kappa, B.1.617.3, AV.1, C.36.3, Lambda, C.37
SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and variants under investigation in England
Variants under surveillance
Secondary attack rates
SARS-CoV-2 Immunity and Reinfection Evaluation (the SIREN study) cohort monitoring
Part 2: Delta (B.1.617.2) surveillance
Surveillance through genomic data
Delta with K417N (Delta-AY.1)
Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern: routine variant data update
Data on individual variants
Lambda (C.37, VUI-21JUN-01)
Preprint: Infectivity and immune escape of the new coronavirus variant of interest C.37 Lambda
“We also observed that the spike protein of the Lambda variant presented increased infectivity when compared with the spike protein of the Alpha and Gamma variants, both of them with reported increased infectivity and transmissibility.… ...More...
Peru: C.37 coronavirus variant named Lambda by WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday that the coronavirus variant of COVID-19, commonly known as C.37, has been named Lambda.… ...More...