Health sciences’ Dana Crawford discusses genomic sequencing and how it can help track COVID-19 in the U.S.

Why genomic sequencing is important for the next stage of the pandemic

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Verywell: Dana Crawford, professor in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, outlined the potential role of genomic sequencing in relation to tracking the next surge of COVID-19 in the U.S. “This is our first big emergency where genomics is actually available, and it can be hugely helpful” she said. “This is our first big display of what genomics could do.”