Hazard suits worn by researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s specialist laboratory, the only facility on the Chinese mainland equipped for the highest level of biosafety. Photo: Handout
Hazard suits worn by researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s specialist laboratory, the only facility on the Chinese mainland equipped for the highest level of biosafety. Photo: Handout

Coronavirus: Wuhan virology lab’s long history of scientific collaboration

  • French and US expertise behind establishment of China’s top-level research facility into deadly and easily transmittable pathogens
  • International scientists defend Wuhan Institute of Virology and its deputy director Shi Zhengli who discovered link between bats and Sars

Hazard suits worn by researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s specialist laboratory, the only facility on the Chinese mainland equipped for the highest level of biosafety. Photo: Handout
Hazard suits worn by researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s specialist laboratory, the only facility on the Chinese mainland equipped for the highest level of biosafety. Photo: Handout
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