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Experts collecting samples for vaccine

MINISTER of Health Jonas Chanda

PRISCILLA MWILA, Lusaka
A GROUP of experts that has been collecting samples from COVID-19 patients is finalising a report to enable Government make an informed decision on the type of vaccine to buy and distribute.
Minister of Health Jonas Chanda said in a statement yesterday that the ministry has observed that the mutation rate for SARS-CoV-2 virus is high, hence the need to conduct genomic sequencing to acquire the right vaccine.
Genomic sequencing is the process of analysing the virus sample taken from a diagnosed patient and CLICK TO READ MORE




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