Fighting Ebola With a Palm-Sized DNA Sequencer

16 September 15

The Atlantic | September 16, 2015

When Lauren Cowley arrived in Guinea in June 2015, the country was still trying to contain the record-breaking Ebola epidemic that had begun in early 2014. With several new cases cropping up every week, epidemiologists had to work frantically to track the skeins of the virus as they threaded from one person to another. Read more

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