Alpha variant of COVID-19 spread via ‘super-seeding’ event in UK, research finds

ScienceDaily | Jul 23, 2021 at 5:08 PM
  • Results of the largest phylogeographic analysis ever conducted, published today in the journal Science, maps the spread of the variant (also known as lineage B.1.1.7) from its origins in Kent and Greater London in November 2020 to all but five counties in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and England by 19 January.