Translation of genomic epidemiology of infectious pathogens: Enhancing African genomics hubs for outbreaks

  title={Translation of genomic epidemiology of infectious pathogens: Enhancing African genomics hubs for outbreaks},
  author={M. A. Oboh and S. Omoleke and O. Ajibola and J. Manneh and A. Kanteh and A. Sesay and A. Amambua-Ngwa},
  journal={International Journal of Infectious Diseases},
  pages={449 - 451}
Abstract Background Deadly emerging infectious pathogens place unprecedented challenge on health systems and economies, especially across Africa where health care infrastructures are weak, and poverty rates remain high. Genomic technologies have been vital in enhancing the understanding and development of intervention approaches against these, such as Ebola, and recently the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19… Expand
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