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SPHERES: SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing for Public Health Emergency Response, Epidemiology, and Surveillance
CDC, 2020 Brand (Posted: Jul-12-2020 3PM)

Large-scale, rapid genomic sequencing of the virus that causes COVID-19 will allow public health experts to 1) Monitor important changes in the virus as it continues to circulate; 2)Gain important insights to support contact tracing; 3) Provide crucial information to aid in identifying diagnostic and therapeutic targets; 4)Advance public health research.


SARS-CoV-2 Sequencing for Public Health Emergency Response, Epidemiology, and Surveillance (SPHERES)
CDC, May 1, 2020 Brand (Posted: May-01-2020 10AM)

This CDC initiative will help monitor important changes in the virus as it continues to circulate, gain important insights to support contact tracing, provide crucial information to aid in identifying diagnostic and therapeutic targets, and advance public health research in the areas of transmission dynamics, host response, and evolution of the virus.



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