Early Introduction and Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant, New York, New York, USA
, Yexiao Cheng1
, Hangyu Zhou, Lulan Wang, Roberto Hurtado Fiel, Yehudah Gruenstein, Jean Jingzi Luo, Vishnu Singh, Eric Konadu, Keither James, Calvin Lui, Pengcheng Gao, Carl Urban, Nishant Prasad, Sorana Segal-Maurer, Esther Wurzberger, Genhong Cheng
, Aiping Wu
, and William Harry Rodgers
Author affiliations: NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital, Flushing, New York, USA (D. Liu, J.J. Luo, V. Singh, E. Konadu, K. James, C. Lui, P. Gao, C. Urban, N. Prasad, S. Segal-Maurer, W.H. Rodgers);; Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China (Y. Cheng, H. Zhou, A. Wu); Suzhou Institute of Systems Medicine, Suzhou, China (Y. Cheng, H. Zhou, A. Wu);; University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA (L. Wang, G. Cheng); Kaiser Permanente Health, North Valley, California, USA (R.H. Fiel);; LabQ Diagnostics, Brooklyn, New York, USA (Y. Gruenstein, E. Wurzberger); Weill Cornell Medical College, New York (J.J. Luo, C. Urban, N. Prasad, S. Segal-Maurer, W.H. Rodgers)
Figure 5. Distribution of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant virus isolates clustered into 4 main clades, including viruses identified in this study from New York, New York, USA, November 25–December 11, 2021, and viruses from various regions as obtained from GISAID (https://www.gisaid.org). A) Clade A. B) Clade B. C) Clade C. D) Clade D. For viruses from GISAID, regions were divided into Africa, Asia, Europe, North America (excluding New York state), Oceania, South America, and New York State. Vertical gray dashed lines are to the left of the time at which viruses within the indicated clade were detected in the city of New York during this study. Light blue shading represents the time before our detection of viruses within the indicated clade; light red shading represents the time after we detected the viruses.
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