The genome sequence was released on open platforms for scientists. Photo: Handout

Chinese laboratory that first shared coronavirus genome with world ordered to close for ‘rectification’, hindering its Covid-19 research

  • No reason was given for the closure of Shanghai facility, which released information about the virus ahead of authorities
  • One source at the laboratory said the closure has hampered scientists’ research when they should be ‘racing against the clock’
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The genome sequence was released on open platforms for scientists. Photo: Handout
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