Genomic Characteristics, Transmission Routes of Patients With Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 in Southern California During Early Stage of COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: This case series of 192 patients positive for SARS-CoV-2 analyzes the transmission routes of SARS-CoV-2 to Southern California and explains local community spread within the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

 

Authors: Jasmine T. Plummer, Ph.D., of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood, California, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.24191)

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