Why We’re Here
In December, 2019, a novel coronavirus emerged (SARS-CoV-2) – one that was initially determined to cause atypical, and sometimes severe, pneumonia in patients in Wuhan, China. This coronavirus is closely related to those that caused the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle-Eastern respiratory syndrome (MERS) pandemics of 2003 and 2012, respectively.
Since its emergence the SARS-CoV-2 virus has proven to be a formidable foe affecting multiple biological pathways. Aside from common respiratory manifestations COVID-19 can include serious illness such as:
In response to this pandemic and in preparation for future inevitable pandemics, Tomorrow’s Health is designing a testing laboratory that integrates the most recent advances in next generation sequencing (NGS) to detect current and emerging infectious diseases.