Government rushes virus gene-mapping as mutations spread

first_imgLocal NewsUS News Facebook In this Feb. 10, 2021, photo, Jeff Zients, White House coronavirus response coordinator, attends a virtual meeting with mayors from the African American Mayors Association in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex. Scientists would gain vastly expanded capabilities to identify potentially deadlier mutations of the coronavirus under legislation advancing in Congress. The U.S. now maps only the genetic makeup of a minuscule fraction of positive virus samples, a situation some experts liken to flying blind. Government rushes virus gene-mapping as mutations spread Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Pinterestcenter_img By Digital AIM Web Support – February 17, 2021 WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest TAGS  Previous articleCockburn, Dosunmu lead No. 5 Illini past Northwestern 73-66Next articlePandemic politicking: Israel’s election sprint echoes US’s Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more