News and Updates from COG-UK
COG-UK is creating networks of COVID-19 sampling, genome sequencing and analysis that use new and refined tools and techniques to provide the UK with valuable insights and data on the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Below we list the news, updates and press releases surrounding this consortium, additional information is available on our Twitter feed: @CovidGenomicsUK
The reports generated by the COG-UK consortium are posted on this website. These reports are provided to the four Public Health Agencies and to the UK government to track SARS-CoV-2 evolution in the UK in order to provide epidemiological insights.
- Associated Commentary: COG-UK report 9 – 25th June 2020
- Associated Explainer: The COVID-19 genome
- Associated Commentary: COG-UK Report 5, 7th May 2020
For journalists wishing to know more about the COG-19 consortium, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
News and Updates
3 July – Commentary: COG-UK report 9 – 25th June 2020
12 June – Explainer: The COVID-19 Genome
10 June – Press Release: COG-UK preliminary analysis reveals the frequency and source of virus introductions into the UK
29 May – Commentary: COG-UK Report 5, 7th May 2020
22 May – Press Release: Analysis of COVID-19 Genomes reveals large numbers of introductions to the UK in March
15 May – New data release on website, with 16380 sequences.
24 Apr – A letter to Medical Directors, Consultant Virologist/Microbiologists, Infectious Diseases Physicians, Infection Laboratory Managers in the NHS introducing the project can be downloaded here: Participating in the COVID-19 Genomic UK (COG-UK) Consortium 24 April 2020
23 March – Press release: UK launches whole genome sequence alliance to map spread of coronavirus