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Lessons for preparedness and reasons for concern from the early COVID-19 epidemic in Iran

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Introduction Many countries with an early outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 struggled to gauge the size and start date of the epidemic mainly due to limited testing capacities and a large proportion of undetected asymptomatic and mild infections. Iran was among the first countries with a major outbreak outside China.
Methods We constructed a globally representative sample of 802 genomes, including 46 samples from patients inside or with a travel history to Iran. We... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.epidem.2021.100472

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
University College
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Epidemics Journal website
Volume:
36
Article number:
100472
Publication date:
2021-05-29
Acceptance date:
2021-05-26
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EISSN:
1878-0067
ISSN:
1755-4365
Pmid:
34153623
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1184392
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pubs:1184392
Deposit date:
2021-07-30

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