Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID) What to study? For Prelims: About GISAID and genome sequencing. For Mains: Why is it important to understand the genomic sequence of COVID-19? Context: So far, India has shared nine whole genome sequences of the novel …