HK govt launches new Pandemic Management System

Chainstopper aims to help humanity overcome the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting citizens and government health authorities to track primary, secondary, and tertiary contacts of newly identified cases using GIS, telecom and Bluetooth data.

CSIR lab to start genome sequencing of coronavirus

The Institute of Genomics and Integrated Biology (IGIB), an institute under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has started whole-genome sequencing of coronavirus. According to a press release, the Chandigarh-based Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTech) has taken up the task of large-scale genome sequencing of the virus. Viruses have a higher mutation rate […]