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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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A new nationwide study will sequence and analyse NHS patients’ genomes as part of the fight against the Covid-19 outbreak
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Recent studies on sepsis show that genomics could hold the key to faster diagnosis and treatment, as well as understanding why it occurs
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In the second part of our Covid-19 special, we look at the genomic science and technology behind a new UK consortium to improve understanding of the virus
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In the first of a two-part article, we look at how the NHS is teaming up with academia, researchers and public health agencies to combat Covid-19 with genomics
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In the second of two articles focusing on the recent coronavirus outbreak, we explore how genomics is being put to use in diagnosis and treatment