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Discoveries made by Roslin scientists benefit the health of people as well as animals.

Fundamental genomic research undertaken at the Roslin Institute brings important benefits to human health.

Researchers at the Roslin Institute made vital contributions to the battle against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.

Other research being undertaken at Roslin has the potential to significantly impact on human health, such as the development of large livestock animal models of human disease, and efforts to limit the spread of animal disease that can infect humans, such as bird flu and rabies.

Source: BiGGAR Economics.

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