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

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