Interesting story. To further add to this, out of ~4k Indian SARS-CoV-2 genomes currently in the public domain (GISAID/SRA), more than half were submitted by @CSIR_IND labs, of samples from across India.
Our recent work in collab with @IGIBSocial shows that with time, SARS-CoV-2 genomes have near uniformity across India, and are similar to those present globally, and hence can expect equal efficacy of vaccines/drugs.
See the peer-reviewed version here:…
An updated list of all catalogued genomes and respective variants are maintained at and

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Our updated analysis on #SARSCoV2 clades in India, now peer-reviewed and published in OFID by @OxUniPress. In collaboration with @vinodscaria @IGIBSocial. Congratulations to the entire team.…
#Genomics #IndiaFightsCOVID19
I’ve never done one of these before, but I’m gonna make a thread of tweets explaining the key findings, and more importantly what our paper doesn’t show. 1/n
First and foremost, there is no conclusive evidence at present that any clade of SARS-CoV-2 is associated with increased mortality or severity of the disease. 2/n
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