NJ Spotlight News

University lab ramps up genetic testing to track omicron

Clip: 12/07/2021 | 4m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

Kean University’s doubling down on its hunt for COVID-19 strains driven by the sudden arrival of omicron in NJ. At its Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics, a lab sequences genetic materials extracted from positive nose swab samples, collected from test sites around the campus and Union County. Researchers expect to find omicron "probably within this week -- or next week."

Aired: 12/07/21

Rating: NR

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