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From Ebola To Zika, Tiny Mobile Lab Gives Real-Time DNA Data On Outbreaks

MinION mobile DNA lab

A revolutionary DNA sequencing instrument which could help break the chain of transmission of viruses such as Ebola and Zika has been developed by British scientists.

It can help identify mutations in viruses in real time, allowing health workers in emergencies to quickly establish the evolution and geographical journey of the virus through communities.

Read the original article at The Guardian