Why is Genomic Sequencing important?

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Why is Genomic Sequencing important?” – below is their description.

Why is genomic surveillance important? How is it being used to prevent and respond to epidemics and pandemics? Learn about how genomic surveillance is being used to keep the world safe.

More info: https://www.who.int/initiatives/genomic-surveillance-strategy

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