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Twin peaks: The Omicron SARS-CoV-2 BA.1 and BA.2 epidemics in England

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Twin peaks : The Omicron SARS-CoV-2 BA.1 and BA.2 epidemics in England. / Elliott, Paul; Eales, Oliver; Steyn, Nicholas et al.

In: Science, Vol. 376, No. 6600, abq4411, 24.06.2022.

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Elliott, P, Eales, O, Steyn, N, Tang, D, Bodinier, B, Wang, H, Elliott, J, Whitaker, M, Atchison, C, Diggle, PJ, Page, AJ, Trotter, AJ, Ashby, D, Barclay, W, Taylor, G, Ward, H, Darzi, A, Cooke, GS, Donnelly, CA & Chadeau-Hyam, M 2022, 'Twin peaks: The Omicron SARS-CoV-2 BA.1 and BA.2 epidemics in England', Science, vol. 376, no. 6600, abq4411. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abq4411

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Elliott, P., Eales, O., Steyn, N., Tang, D., Bodinier, B., Wang, H., Elliott, J., Whitaker, M., Atchison, C., Diggle, P. J., Page, A. J., Trotter, A. J., Ashby, D., Barclay, W., Taylor, G., Ward, H., Darzi, A., Cooke, G. S., Donnelly, C. A., & Chadeau-Hyam, M. (2022). Twin peaks: The Omicron SARS-CoV-2 BA.1 and BA.2 epidemics in England. Science, 376(6600), [abq4411]. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.abq4411

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Elliott P, Eales O, Steyn N, Tang D, Bodinier B, Wang H et al. Twin peaks: The Omicron SARS-CoV-2 BA.1 and BA.2 epidemics in England. Science. 2022 Jun 24;376(6600):abq4411. Epub 2022 May 24. doi: 10.1126/science.abq4411

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Elliott, Paul ; Eales, Oliver ; Steyn, Nicholas et al. / Twin peaks : The Omicron SARS-CoV-2 BA.1 and BA.2 epidemics in England. In: Science. 2022 ; Vol. 376, No. 6600.

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title = "Twin peaks: The Omicron SARS-CoV-2 BA.1 and BA.2 epidemics in England",
abstract = "Rapid transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variant has led to record-breaking incidence rates around the world. The REal-time Assessment of Community Transmission-1 (REACT-1) study has tracked SARS-CoV-2 infection in England using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) results from self-administered throat and nose swabs from randomly selected participants aged 5+ years, approximately monthly from May 2020 to March 2022. Weighted prevalence in March 2022 was the highest recorded in REACT-1 at 6.37% (N=109,181) with Omicron BA.2 largely replacing BA.1. Prevalence was increasing overall with the greatest increase in those aged 65-74 and 75+ years. This was associated with increased hospitalizations and deaths but at much lower levels than in previous waves against a backdrop of high levels of vaccination.",
author = "Paul Elliott and Oliver Eales and Nicholas Steyn and David Tang and Barbara Bodinier and Haowei Wang and Joshua Elliott and Matthew Whitaker and Christina Atchison and Diggle, {Peter J.} and Page, {Andrew J.} and Trotter, {Alexander J.} and Deborah Ashby and Wendy Barclay and Graham Taylor and Helen Ward and Ara Darzi and Cooke, {Graham S.} and Donnelly, {Christl A.} and Marc Chadeau-Hyam",
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AU - Elliott, Paul

AU - Eales, Oliver

AU - Steyn, Nicholas

AU - Tang, David

AU - Bodinier, Barbara

AU - Wang, Haowei

AU - Elliott, Joshua

AU - Whitaker, Matthew

AU - Atchison, Christina

AU - Diggle, Peter J.

AU - Page, Andrew J.

AU - Trotter, Alexander J.

AU - Ashby, Deborah

AU - Barclay, Wendy

AU - Taylor, Graham

AU - Ward, Helen

AU - Darzi, Ara

AU - Cooke, Graham S.

AU - Donnelly, Christl A.

AU - Chadeau-Hyam, Marc

PY - 2022/6/24

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N2 - Rapid transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variant has led to record-breaking incidence rates around the world. The REal-time Assessment of Community Transmission-1 (REACT-1) study has tracked SARS-CoV-2 infection in England using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) results from self-administered throat and nose swabs from randomly selected participants aged 5+ years, approximately monthly from May 2020 to March 2022. Weighted prevalence in March 2022 was the highest recorded in REACT-1 at 6.37% (N=109,181) with Omicron BA.2 largely replacing BA.1. Prevalence was increasing overall with the greatest increase in those aged 65-74 and 75+ years. This was associated with increased hospitalizations and deaths but at much lower levels than in previous waves against a backdrop of high levels of vaccination.

AB - Rapid transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variant has led to record-breaking incidence rates around the world. The REal-time Assessment of Community Transmission-1 (REACT-1) study has tracked SARS-CoV-2 infection in England using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) results from self-administered throat and nose swabs from randomly selected participants aged 5+ years, approximately monthly from May 2020 to March 2022. Weighted prevalence in March 2022 was the highest recorded in REACT-1 at 6.37% (N=109,181) with Omicron BA.2 largely replacing BA.1. Prevalence was increasing overall with the greatest increase in those aged 65-74 and 75+ years. This was associated with increased hospitalizations and deaths but at much lower levels than in previous waves against a backdrop of high levels of vaccination.

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DO - 10.1126/science.abq4411

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