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RITM releases first 17 sets of SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences from PH cases through Third Generation Sequencing Technology
The Department of Health-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM), in collaboration with experts from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK, has released a total of 17 viral genome sequences of the SARS-CoV-2 from the Philippines, using Third Generation Sequencing technology. Selected samples from COVID-19 cases from January, March, and June 2020 were released through the continue reading : RITM releases first 17 sets of SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences from PH cases through Third Generation Sequencing Technology