Trevor Bedford

Trevor Bedford is an infectious illness biologist on the College of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Most cancers Heart who has constructed open-source software program to trace rising illnesses utilizing genetic information.[1]Bedford is a computational biologist who studies how viruses evolve and spread.[2]Before the pandemic, Bedford was best known in a small circle of bioinformatics specialists who use rapid genomic analysis to monitor pathogens like the Ebola virus as they evolve and spread.[3]

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2 more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in King County; new coronavirus may have circulated for weeks

Local health officials confirmed two more cases Sunday of COVID-19 in King County, saying that two men in their 60s with underlying health conditions were hospitalized in critical condition. In a release, Seattle and King County authorities said test results returned from the State Public Health Laboratory confirmed the two new cases. After her diagnosis, officials at the facility contacted public health officials for Seattle and King County, who recommended the center continue with normal operations, Swanson said.[2]


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