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J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Sep 15:JCM0165021. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01650-21. Online ahead of print.
As of September 2021, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases have exceeded 220 million and resulted in over 4 million deaths worldwide, as reported by the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Resource Center (https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html).….