Isolation and characterization of an early SARS-CoV-2 isolate from the 2020 epidemic in Medellín, ColombiaBiomedica. 2020 10 30; 40(Supl. 2):148-158.B
Introduction: SARS-CoV-2 has been identified as the new coronavirus causing an outbreak of acute respiratory disease in China in December, 2019. This disease, currently named COVID-19, has been declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). The first case of COVID-19 in Colombia was reported on March 6, 2020. Here we characterize an early SARS-CoV-2 isolate from the pandemic recovered in April, 2020.