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The Search For Covid-19 Variants

Sequencing the genome of SARS-CoV-2 allows scientists to identify emerging variants

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Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo, senior scholar at the Center for Health Security

The graphic and accompanying video detail the importance of sequencing the DNA of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Genome sequencing enables researchers and public health authorities to identify and characterize emerging variants. Variant surveillance is important to determine if emerging mutations are rendering the virus more contagious, more potent, or resistant to existing vaccines and medicines.


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