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Beyond Omicron: what’s next for COVID’s viral evolution

An abstract phylogenetic tree with some virus shapes changing form along it

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Nature 600, 204-207 (2021)


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  • Correction 05 January 2022: An earlier version of this story had incorrect information about the R0 of seasonal coronaviruses and polio in comparison to SARS-CoV-2. These comparisons have been removed.


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