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What Does It Take To Sequence Tens of Thousands of COVID-19 Samples?

On 23 March 2020 the Wellcome Sanger Institute began preparations to sequence the genetic code of SARS-CoV-2. The huge logistical and technical operation was set up in a matter of weeks.

This short film gives a glimpse of the work going on behind the scenes, from Stores to DNA preparation, from sequencing to data handling.