Emergence of a Novel SARS-CoV-2 Variant in Southern California

JAMA. 2021 Feb 11;e211612. doi: 10.1001/jama.2021.1612. Online ahead of print.


This research describes findings of sequencing and phylogenetic analyses of SARS-CoV-2 isolates from symptomatic patients cared for at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in November-December 2020 during a regional surge in cases and hospitalizations.