Most New York Coronavirus Cases Came From Europe, Genomes Show

New York Times | Apr 9, 2020 at 1:55 AM
  • New research indicates that the coronavirus began to circulate in the New York area by mid-February, weeks before the first confirmed case, and that travelers brought in the virus mainly from Europe, not Asia.
  • Grossman School of Medicine came to strikingly similar conclusions, despite studying a different group of cases.
  • Both teams analyzed genomes from coronaviruses taken from New Yorkers starting in mid-March.