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Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is allowing microbiologists to see diversity with unprecedented resolution and re-defining bacterial taxonomy and species definitions.
ASM, with the support of 35 fellow science organizations, issued a letter advising Congress to honor the scientific process in its investigation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Naming diseases after geographic locations can negatively impact entire communities and cultures, and is often misleading. WHO’s 2015 guidelines favor generic, symptom-based nomenclature that reduces misconceptions.