Oxford University partners with Oracle to speed identification of deadly COVID-19 variants

Oracle will host Oxford’s pathogen ID software in the cloud, creating a global SaaS solution for researchers to share knowledge of coronavirus variants in mere minutes.

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Oracle and Oxford University are partnering to bring Oxford’s Scalable Pathogen Pipeline Platform (SP3) to the global community to more quickly identify COVID-19 variants in what it calls the Global Pathogen Analysis System. COVID-19 variants have emerged as a serious threat to inoculation and public health initiatives in many regions of the world. Mutations don’t generally weaken a virus, but do have the potential to make it stronger or easy to spread.

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