Multiple Transmission Chains within COVID-19 Cluster, Connecticut, USA, 20201
Stephen M. Bart
, Eileen Flaherty, Tara Alpert, Sherry Carlson, Lisa Fasulo, Rebecca Earnest, Elizabeth B. White, Noel Dickens, Anderson F. Brito, Nathan D. Grubaugh, James L. Hadler, and Lynn E. Sosa
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S.M. Bart); Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticut, USA (S.M. Bart, E. Flaherty, L.E. Sosa); Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (T. Alpert, R. Earnest, E.B. White, N. Dickens, A.F. Brito, N.D. Grubaugh, J.L. Hadler); local health departments, Connecticut, USA (S. Carlson, L. Fasulo)
Figure 2. Maximum-likelihood phylogenetic tree for coronavirus disease cluster, Connecticut, USA, 2020. Wuhan/Hu-1/2019 (GISAID accession no. EPI_ISL_402125; https://www.gisaid.org) and Wuhan/WH01/2019 (accession no. EPI_ISL_406798) were used as reference genomes. Workplace employee W-3 (asterisk) had contacts in the school and fitness center. Colors correspond with presumed transmission chains based on epidemiologic and genomic data. W, workplace; S, school; F, fitness center; [HH], household.
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