Patients may have and transmit COVID-19 viruses with diverse genetic sequences simultaneously, with possible implications for evolution of new variants
Article Title: COVID-19 infection and transmission includes complex sequence diversity
Author Countries: United States
Funding: This work was supported by a Merit Review grant (CX001848) from the US Department of Veterans Affairs to CJD and by a grant from the US Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research and Development as part of funding for VASeqCURE (grant number N/A) which in turn received funding from the American Rescue Plan Act funds. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
Competing interests: I have read the journal’s policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: CJD has received research grants from Clorox, Pfizer, and PDI. All other authors report no conflicts of interest relevant to this article.