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U.S. rushes to fill void in viral sequencing as worrisome coronavirus variants spread (Links to an external site)

By Meredith Wadman Since May 2020, Jeffrey Milbrandt has had his systems fine-tuned to sequence 1000 coronavirus samples a week. The director of a major sequencing center at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU), Milbrandt knew months ago that the United States urgently needed  to identify and track emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2, the pandemic coronavirus already […]
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