A growing number of emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants is being identified worldwide, potentially impacting the effectiveness of current vaccines. We report the data obtained in several Italian regions involved in the SARS-CoV-2 variant monitoring from the beginning of the epidemic and spanning the period from October 2020 to March 2021.
Keywords: COVID-19 RT-PCR testing; Complete genome sequencing; SARS-CoV-2 virus; Spike protein; Viral variants.
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