Interim operational guidance on SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance in Africa: An updated guide

Summary Routine genomic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 is essential to detect, monitor and characterize virus variants that can result in increased transmissibility, disease severity, or affect the effectiveness of diagnostics, vaccines and treatment. The updated document offers practical guidance to the African Union Member States on implementing genomic SARS-CoV-2 surveillance, including advice on sampling and sample […]