New eBook Release: Genetic Analysis of the COVID-19 Virus and Other Pathogens

         March 31, 2020

This morning I released a new eBook titled “Genetic Analysis of the COVID-19 Virus and Other Pathogens“. 

The COVID-19 pandemic is reaching historic proportions. We are dealing with an infectious disease that is caused by a novel coronavirus we discovered just a few months ago. Since then, it has brought healthcare systems to the brink, it altered how we work, it changed how we socialize, and it impacted in a major way the world economy.

It has mobilized a global response trying to defeat it. There is no good answer currently available. The goal is to reach a sufficiently high level of immunization in the global population and to develop treatment options. In the meantime, we have to be efficient in diagnosing infections, isolating COVID-19 cases and study this virus by understanding its subtypes, its epidemiology, its routes of transmission, and its clinical manifestation.

In this eBook, I summarize to the best of my knowledge our current understanding of COVID-19 and the virus SARS-Cov-2 causing it. Most of the papers that I used to prepare this eBook were published since the beginning of this year. The body of knowledge is quickly expanding and evolving. Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) can deliver significant insights in this process. This eBook outlines how NGS can be used and how Golden Helix software solutions can be utilized in the process.

To receive a complimentary copy, please visit the following link:

I hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy.

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