02/02/2021: Lab Advisory: CDC Publishes New Web Pages on Genomic Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 Variants

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Advisory

On January 31, 2021, CDC published new web pages on Genomic Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 Variants. Visit these new pages for more in-depth information, including answers to these common questions about SARS-CoV-2 variants:

  • How do SARS-CoV-2 variants occur?
  • What is CDC doing to track SARS-CoV-2 variants?
  • Why is genomic surveillance important for public health?

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