A Closer Look at the Alarming Resurgence of Covid-19 in Manaus, Brazil

What sequence analysis and computation reveal about the deadly spread of the virus

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The first wave of the coronavirus hit Brazil’s Amazonas state very hard. So many people got sick in the capital Manaus that researchers estimated 70% or more of the population had immunity by fall 2020. This…




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Eliot Bush

Eliot Bush

Computational biologist and chair of the Biology Department at Harvey Mudd College. Current research focuses on microbial genome evolution.

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