Sixth Tone: China to Build Gene Database for Diagnosing Rare Diseases

Sixth Tone: China to Build Gene Database for Diagnosing Rare Diseases. “China launched its first major project aimed at diagnosing rare children’s diseases on Saturday. The country’s pediatric experts will use a technique called whole genome sequencing (WGS) to begin building a database of rare and undiagnosed conditions, including mental disorders and physical deformities.”