We report an imported case of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant P.1 detected in an asymptomatic traveler who arrived in Italy on an indirect flight from Brazil. This case shows the risk for introduction of SARS-CoV-2 variants from indirect flights and the need for continued SARS-CoV-2 surveillance.

Imported SARS-COV-2 Variant P.1 Detected in Traveler Returning from Brazil to Italy

Maggi, Fabrizio;Novazzi, Federica;Genoni, Angelo;Baj, Andreina;Tamborini, Antonio;Azzi, Lorenzo;Grossi, Paolo Antonio;
2021

Abstract

We report an imported case of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variant P.1 detected in an asymptomatic traveler who arrived in Italy on an indirect flight from Brazil. This case shows the risk for introduction of SARS-CoV-2 variants from indirect flights and the need for continued SARS-CoV-2 surveillance.
EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES
20J/501Y.V3; B.1.1.28; Brazil; COVID-19; Italy; P.1; SARS; SARS-CoV-2; coronavirus disease; respiratory infections; severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2; variant of concern; viruses; zoonoses
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