We are pleased to announce that two articles have been nominated for the Best Published Papers Award 2021 by the Editorial board of Zoonoses:
Genome Characterization and Potential Risk Assessment of the Novel SARS-CoV-2 Variant Omicron (B.1.1.529) Zoonoses. 2021. Vol. 1. DOI: 10.15212/ZOONOSES-2021-0024
Authors: Si Qin, Mengnan Cui, Siqi Sun, Jiyang Zhou, Zongmin Du, Yujun Cui and Hang Fan
Keywords: COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Omicron variant, risk assessment, genome characterization
Publication Date: December 3, 2021
This paper describes the first systematic comparative analysis of the SARS-CoV-2 virus sequence based on the S protein on the virus surface.
Rapid Global Spread of the SARS-CoV-2 Delta (B.1.617.2) Variant: Spatiotemporal Variation and Public Health Impact Zoonoses. 2021. Vol. 1. DOI: 10.15212/ZOONOSES-2021-0005
Authors: Qi Shi and Xiao-Ping Dong
Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, Delta VOC, spread, impact
Publication Date: August 17, 2021
This paper systematically analyzed the temporal and spatial transmission, dissemination, clinical harm and vaccine effectiveness of the novel coronavirus Delta strain.
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2021 Best Paper Awards!