Towards the fag end of the Polio eradication movement, Genetic Sequencing was used to establish the travel history of the virus which eventually helped in the eradication of the dreaded disease: Dr Harsh Vardhan

  • Announcing the successful completion of PAN-India 1000 Genome sequencing of SARSCoV2, I said that:

  • Genetic sequencing at this stage may appear to be only a technical finding, but we have to ultimately synchronise this with global research to ensure benefits for humankind.

  • I said these genetic sequencing efforts remind me of Polio eradication movement decades ago.

  • Towards the fag end of the movement, genetic sequencing was used to establish the travel history of the virus which eventually helped in the eradication of the dreaded disease

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