The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), together with research partners Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU), Epicentre, and Genesis Analytics,
The SARS-CoV-2 501Y.V2 lineage has been recently been shown to predominate in the Eastern Cape, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces of
Can you be re-infected with the new variant if you have already had COVID-19 from one of the older variants?
Q: My manager has asked me to re-test before I can return to work even though I have been in
A variant of the SARS-COV-2 Virus- currently termed 501.V2 Variant, has been identified by our genomics scientists here in South Africa.
Updated 07 January 2021. The Network for Genomics Surveillance in South Africa (NGS-SA), which includes the National Institute for Communicable