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DNA sleuths read the coronavirus genome, tracing its origins and looking for dangerous mutations

DNA sleuths read the coronavirus genome, tracing its origins and looking for dangerous mutations As infectious disease specialists and epidemiologists race to contain the outbreak of the novel coronavirus centered on Wuhan, China, they’re getting backup that’s been possible only since the explosion in genetic technologies: a deep-dive into the DNA of the virus known as 2019-nCoV. Analyses of the viral genome are already providing clues to the origins of the outbreak and even possible ways to treat the infection,…

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