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 6. Phylogeny of viruses clustered into 4 main clades, including viruses identified in this study from New York, New York, USA, November 25–December 11, 2021, and contextual viruses in various regions from GISAID (https://www.gisaid.org). For each clade, we designated global viruses detected before the time at which we detected the virus within the clade in New York as contextual viruses for phylogeny construction. Colored dots represent viruses from New York by clade; light blue dots represent global contextual viruses.
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