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News:NCBI Switching to https!
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NCBI is switching to HTTPS-only access after September 30, 2016 to comply with federal requirements ( Any software that depends on NCBI APIs or on the NCBI C++ or SRA toolkits may break after this date unless they are updated to access NCBI over HTTPS.

What should you do? Make sure you're using the most recent versions of the C++ and SRA toolkits. Watch for releases later this month. Contact your software vendor about their transition plans. Update all API calls to use HTTPS.

More information is here:

Questions? Write to If you have other questions about (or requests for) NCBI APIs, you can write to that address or to ben dot busby at nih dot gov!

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