DNA testing holds the promise of better forecasting and management of health care emergencies. Photo: 
Getty Images/iStockphoto DNA testing holds the promise of better forecasting and management of health care emergencies. Photo: 
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DNA testing holds the promise of better forecasting and management of health care emergencies. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
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Covid-19 made DNA tests popular for wellness, not just ancestry or insights – knowing your innate health risks can help prevent up to 80 per cent of diseases

  • The World Health Organization says knowing what health risks you are susceptible to could prevent 40 to 80 per cent of diseases in the future
  • The pandemic has shone a new light on wellness as gene tests bring the era of using personalised medicine to avoid cancer and deadly diseases ever closer

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DNA testing holds the promise of better forecasting and management of health care emergencies. Photo: 
Getty Images/iStockphoto DNA testing holds the promise of better forecasting and management of health care emergencies. Photo: 
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DNA testing holds the promise of better forecasting and management of health care emergencies. Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto
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