This page contains information regarding COVID-19 obtained by the Tolbert Lab. COVID-19 is the disease caused by Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak of this disease has led to millions of infections and hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide. SARS-CoV-2 is the seventh coronavirus known to infect humans, and, like other coronaviruses, it is a positive-sense, single-stranded RNA ((+)ssRNA) virus. A quick overview of how SARS-CoV-2 relates to several other coronaviruses is shown below along with additional resources regarding COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2.

Brief Overview of Coronavirus Phylogeny

Coronavirus Phylogeny

External Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
COVID-19 map | Dashboard by Johns Hopkins University CSSE
Rfam COVID-19 resources | Rfam Database
Resources supporting SARS-CoV-2 research | Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Genome-wide modelling of SARS-CoV-2 | Yang Zhang Research Group (University of Michigan)
Genomic epidemiology of COVID-19 | NextStrain
COVID-19 Resources at UCSC | UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute
CoV-GLUE | University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research
GISAID Homepage | Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data