While most COVID-19 cases have been traced via patients’ travel history or contact tracing, these methods are potentially misleading as it depends on the information provided by patients. Genome sequencing may offer a better solution.
[EXPERT REACTION] Has COVID-19 mutated?
A recent research by Cambridge University found three different strains of the virus in different parts of the world. As COVID-19 continues to sweep across the world, one of the main concerns is whether the virus has since mutated. We asked experts to comment on its impact on vaccine development.
[EXPERT REACTION] Genome sequencing of COVID-19 in Malaysia
Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin recently announced that genome sequencing is being developed in Malaysia to detect mutations in the COVID-19 samples. We asked expert on the significance of this process.
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