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What Are the Implications of Uncontrolled Infectious Diseases?

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  1. You are a providing updated information to other members of the healthcare team about the genetic signature of the Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2. According to the previous study by Ou and colleagues, which of the following would you ensure the team is aware of regarding the genetic signature of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2?
    BA.1 had 62 mutations of the spike protein gene sequence
    BA.2 had more mutations compared with BA.1
    All mutations but one were unique to Omicron
    BA.1 was most similar to the Delta variant
  2. Which of the following variables was associated with a higher risk for mutation of zoonotic viruses in the current review by Johnson and colleagues?
    Geographic location around the equator
    Higher baseline transmissibility among humans
    Having bats or rodents as hosts
    Lower baseline transmissibility among humans