The increasing spread of variants across the globe raises questions about the effectiveness of existing programs to protect public health. Join Dr. Lauring, a researcher of virus mutations, to learn about the biological properties of the variants and the ability to effectively diagnose and vaccinate against SARS-CoV-2 and their impact on COVID therapies.
1. Distinguish between Variants of Concern and Variants of Interest
2. Identify variant attributes that could affect diagnostic testing
3. Summarize the latest data on variants and vaccine efficacy