Kemri researchers release their analysis of coronavirus strains


What you need to know:

  • The scientists found at least nine separate importations of the SARS-CoV-2 virus into Kenya before April 30.
  • Genome sequencing is ostensibly the process of determining the fingerprint of an organism.
  • The Kenyan team Wednesday deposited the sequence data at GISAID Gene.

The coronavirus strain that is circulating and causing infection in the country is not different from the strains of the virus circulating elsewhere in the world.


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