By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international research team reported online in Nature today that it has used a combination of genome sequencing and phylogenomics to trace the bacteria behind recent cholera outbreaks, including the outbreak in Haiti, back to a source in the Bay of Bengal.

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