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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...