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In Science this week, an international group of researchers describe the use metagenomic nanopore sequencing to study a record upsurge of infection during last year's Nigerian Lassa fever season. They used Oxford Nanopore's MinIon device to sequence 120 patient samples obtained at the epicenter of a developing outbreak, providing genomic data and phylogenetic reconstructions to Nigerian authorities and the World Health Organization as they became available.

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