Scientists in Australia are using a new method to study the thousands of genetic sequences of the coronavirus.

A statement by Australia’s national science agency – Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) – on Monday said that its researches unveiled a “new approach” to analyze the genetic codes, or the blueprint, of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.

“The findings will help researchers better understand how strains of the virus evolve and help identify new clusters of the virus,” the statement said.

CSIRO’s Chief Executive Dr Larry Marshall said knowing the genetic code was “vital”. “The more we

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