Our latest preprint reports the first #SARSCoV2 genomes from #Palestine . As with most regions of the world, Palestine experienced many imported cases of #Covid19 at many different times meaning that there is no unique index case or patient zero.
We report the first #SARSCoV2 genomes from Palestine. The strains from Palestine fall across the diversity of the global phylogeny of #SARSCoV2, consistent with at least nine independent introductions of #CIOVID19 into the region. 1/