In the early stages of a pandemic, the world needs answers fast. Genomics, the mapping of genes, is helping to find those answers with unprecedented speed. Two scientists at the BC Centre for Disease Control are at the forefront of this global race. They are using genomics to look for clues that would normally take months, if not years to find. They are using genomics to track transmissions to stop the pandemic and solve the code of COVID-19.
May 13, 2020