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 7. Phylogeny of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron viruses identified from travelers and locals in this study, New York, New York, USA, November 25–December 11, 2021. In the phylogenetic tree, colored dots represent viruses from New York residents by clade. Yellow dots represent viruses from travelers. The inset map shows the states and number of patients with isolated viruses. Yellow circles represent travelers’ home states; blue circle represents local New York residents. Map source: Wikimedia Commons (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blank_US_Map_(states_only).svg).
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