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UW researchers show vital role of large-scale genome sequencing

Analysis of data on 53,581 individuals from diverse backgrounds offers insights into population health

Just over a year since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the United States was identified in the Seattle area, the novel coronavirus continues to dominate news headlines and scientific jargon like ‘variants’ and ‘genome sequencing’ has become part of everyday conversations.

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