June 2, 2021

Cassia Wagner Leads Study of How Coronavirus Transmission Shaped the Washington State Outbreak

Cassia Wagner (MSTP entry 2018), a first-year graduate student in Trevor Bedford’s lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is co-first author of a new study in Science Translational Medicine showing how the early outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 in Washington State unfolded. While the outbreak was characterized by a shift in viral variants, Cassia and her colleagues concluded it was likely a combination of local behavior patterns and introduction of viruses into the state that shaped the outbreak.


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