Oxford Nanopore Technology genomics device reveals sources of Lassa outbreak
Research carried out during the 2018 Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria used rapid, portable genomic sequencing technology to identify viruses without prior knowledge of the cause of disease. This enabled researchers to allay fears and direct the public health interventions to limit the spread of the virus and help to protect more people from disease.
Alex Guest Fri, 04/01/2019 - 15:08