• Omicron and Beyond: HiFiViral Kit Provides Labs with a Future-Proof Solution for Emerging COVID-19 Variants

    5 days ago - By Pacific Biosciences

    As news of yet another SARS-CoV-2 variant dominates headlines, the need for a truly comprehensive solution to identify and understand the rapidly mutating virus becomes even more important.
    From Alpha, Beta, Delta to Omicron, scientists and health officials have been racing to keep up with emerging strains of the virus that have immobilized the world for nearly two years and caused nearly 5.5 million deaths.
    The virus evolves to adapt to human physiology and evade immunity via mutations in its genetic sequence. Some of these mutations also disrupt the assays we use to detect and...
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