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Studying and searching for coronavirus in Tucson

Tracking the source of COVID-19 and looking for traces in Tucson.

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Studying and searching for coronavirus in Tucson

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Episode 222: University of Arizona evolutionary biologist Mike Worobey

University of Arizona evolutionary biologist Mike Worobey is analyzing gene sequences published by other Coronavirus researchers and tracking the source of COVID-19. His group is also taking samples from doorknobs or other surfaces to see if traces of the sickness can be found in Tucson before any clinical cases are identified.

Mike Worobey spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona.

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