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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
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A newly discovered gene within the genome of the SARS-CoV-2 virus could offer clues about its origins and a possible target for treatment
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We take a look at the latest developments in our understanding of the role of the human genome when it comes to disease severity
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The speed at which a vaccine is developed can be crucial. RNA vaccines are cheaper and faster to make, but there's yet to be one licensed. Will this change with Covid-19?
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How can genomic data help in the fight against coronavirus? We look at the pros and cons of two new approaches
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Guest author Dr Christine Patch explains the challenges in supporting patients with rare disease during the pandemic, as well as the opportunities that may arise
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Join us as we explore how this revolutionary genomic test is used to benefit patients, including in the current fight against Covid-19