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8 May 2020

Report 5: 7th May 2020 – COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium

A further 4 sequencing centres have joined COG-UK. bringing the total to 14 including the Wellcome Sanger Institute (WSI). The number of SARS-CoV-2 genomes sequenced and analysed to date is...

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4 May 2020

The COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) consortium and the Canadian COVID Genomics Network (CanCOGeN) launch new partnership

By sharing knowledge, lessons learned and protocols, the initiatives will each support national efforts to coordinate the work of healthcare, public, private and academic organisations to sequence and analyse the...

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24 Apr 2020

A letter to Medical Directors, Consultant Virologist/Microbiologists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infection Laboratory Managers in the NHS introducing the project

Downloadable Document for NHS clinicians and managers: Participating in the COVID-19 Genomic UK (COG-UK) Consortium 24 April 2020

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17 Apr 2020

Report 4: 16th April 2020 – COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium

COG-UK has nine active sequencing centres which combined have sequenced a total of 3202 SARSCoV-2 genomes, which accounts for over one third of the global total. Two predominant long-established SARS-CoV-2...

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10 Apr 2020

Report 3: 9th April 2020 – COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium

COG-UK has brought online an additional sequencing centre (Exeter) and increased the number SARSCoV-2 genomes sequenced and analysed to a total of 1679 (up from 806 on the 31st of...

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2 Apr 2020

Report 2: 1st April 2020 – COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium

COG-UK has brought online an additional sequencing centre (Cambridge) and increased the number SARS-CoV-2 genomes sequenced and analysed to a total of 806 (up from 260 on the 23rd March)....

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24 Mar 2020

Report 1: 23rd March 2020 – COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium

The COG-UK consortium has rapidly established a multi-agency national network to deliver coordinated large-scale sequencing and analysis of SARS-CoV-2 genomes. In the space of 12 days, the COG-UK centres already...

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23 Mar 2020

UK launches whole genome sequence alliance to map spread of coronavirus

The government and the UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser have today (Monday 23 March) backed the UK’s leading clinicians and scientists to map how COVID-19 spreads and behaves by using whole...