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Volume 27, Number 6—June 2021

Seroprevalence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 IgG in Juba, South Sudan, 20201

Kirsten E. Wiens, Pinyi Nyimol Mawien, John Rumunu, Damien Slater, Forrest K. Jones, Serina Moheed, Andrea Caflisch, Bior K. Bior, Iboyi Amanya Jacob, Richard Lino Lako, Argata Guracha Guyo, Olushayo Oluseun Olu, Sylvester Maleghemi, Andrew Baguma, Juma John Hassen, Sheila K. Baya, Lul Deng, Justin Lessler, Maya N. Demby, Vanessa Sanchez, Rachel Mills, Clare Fraser, Richelle C. Charles2, Jason B. Harris2, Andrew S. Azman3Comments to Author , and Joseph F. Wamala3
Author affiliations: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (K.E. Wiens, F.K. Jones, J. Lessler, M.N. Demby, A.S. Azman); Republic of South Sudan Ministry of Health, Juba, South Sudan (P.N. Mawien, J. Rumunu, B.K. Bior, I.A. Jacob, R.L. Lako, L. Deng); Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (D. Slater, S. Moheed, V. Sanchez, R. Mills, C. Fraser, R.C. Charles, J.B. Harris); International Organization for Migration, Juba (A. Caflisch); World Health Organization, Juba (A.G. Guyo, O.O. Olu, S. Maleghemi, A. Baguma, J.J. Hassen, S.K. Baya, J.F. Wamala); Kabale University School of Medicine, Kabale, Uganda (A. Baguma); Harvard Medical School, Boston (R.C. Charles, J.B. Harris); Médecins Sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland (A.S. Azman); Institute of Global Health, Geneva (A.S. Azman)

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Figure 1

Number of weekly SARS-CoV-2 tests and infections reported in Juba, South Sudan, May 3–October 30, 2020. The survey of seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG was conducted August 10–September 11. First coronavirus disease case in South Sudan was identified on April 2 and confirmed on April 4, 2020 (23). SARS-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.

Figure 1. Number of weekly SARS-CoV-2 tests and infections reported in Juba, South Sudan, May 3–October 30, 2020. The survey of seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 IgG was conducted August 10–September 11. First coronavirus disease case in South Sudan was identified on April 2 and confirmed on April 4, 2020 (23). SARS-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2.

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1A portion of this research was presented at the United States–Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program—Virtual Workshop on COVID-19, February 24–26, 2021.

2These authors contributed equally to this article.

3These authors contributed equally to this article.

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