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In 2016 researchers at the WIV reported "the isolation and characterisation of a novel bat coronavirus which is much closer to the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus ([[SARS]]-CoV) in genomic sequence than others previously reported."   
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Latest revision as of 15:00, 24 March 2020

Group.png Wuhan Institute of Virology  
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The Wuhan Institute of Virology is 8.6km from the seafood market identified as the first cluster of COVID-19 cases.
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AbbreviationWIV
HeadquartersWuhan, China
Interestsviruses, COVID-19

The Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) opened mainland China's first biosafety level 4 laboratory in 2015.

Safety standards

"Scientists have expressed concern about China’s ability to safely monitor this BSL-4 lab in Wuhan"[1]

Research

In 2016 researchers at the WIV reported "the isolation and characterisation of a novel bat coronavirus which is much closer to the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) in genomic sequence than others previously reported." [2]

 

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