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Update on SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 January 2023
BQ.1.1 and XBB.1.5 lineages have been added to SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern. The page has been fully updated with more links to BV-BRC variant lineages.

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Publication: ViralZone: a knowledge resource to understand virus diversity. Hulo C, de Castro E, Masson P, Bougueleret L, Bairoch A, Xenarios I, Le Mercier P. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan;39(Database issue):D576-82.

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