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Article: Volume 48 Number 3 Page 235 - March 2021

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  Dent Update 2021; 48: 235-238

COVID-19:  SARS-CoV-2 variants and COVID-19: an overview

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Abstract: All viruses, including coronaviruses, change over time. This leads to multiple progenies of viral strains, with virulence traits that are unlike those of their parents. This article provides an overview of how viral variants emerge, and the signs and symptoms of variant-related COVID-19.

Clinical relevance: This article provides an overview of how viral variants emerge, and the signs and symptoms of variant-related COVID-19.

Author notes: Lakshman Samaranayake, DDS, DSc (h.c.), FRCPath, FRACDS, FDS RCS(Edin), FDS RCPS, Professor Emeritus (Microbiomics) and Immediate-past Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Kausar Sadia Fakhruddin, BDS, MSc, Lecturer, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry ,College of Dental Medicine, University of Sharjah, UAE. email: lakshman@hku.hk

Objective: The reader should gain an understanding of how viral variants emerge and proliferate.

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