Zoonoses Best Published Papers Award 2021


best published paper award 2021We 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!