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New research shows that certain gene variants could be drivers for life-threatening Covid-19 illness
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Sometimes data diversity can make the difference. We look at findings from a new Covid-19 study to find out how
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But how was it found, and could it help open up new avenues for treatment?
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As we approach the end of 2021, we look back on the key developments in genomics and their impact on healthcare and society
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In light of new research, we revisit the role our genome plays in the severity of Covid-19 symptoms
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As the UK reaches a mega sequencing milestone, we look at how the data could be used to better prepare us for the future
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An international collaboration has discovered new links between our genome and the variable onset and severity of Covid-19
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An old friend has been thrust into the limelight. We take a look at how PCR works and its place in Covid testing and beyond
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We bust another Covid-19 myth – this time about how mRNA vaccines work – in our latest blog post
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Covid-19 can’t be treated with antibiotics, so why are patients receiving them and what impact could this have on human health?
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What do we know about the new strain of coronavirus sweeping across the UK? And how did genomics help us get there?
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In the first of two articles reflecting on this year, we look at how genomics became central to tackling an unprecedented global pandemic