The coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has infected more than 17,000 people around the world. Photo: SCMP / Winson WongThe coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has infected more than 17,000 people around the world. Photo: SCMP / Winson Wong
The coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has infected more than 17,000 people around the world. Photo: SCMP / Winson Wong

How to beat the coronavirus? Re-creating it in Singapore, Australia is vital first step

  • Experts from the two countries as well as Japan have cultured the virus outside China, allowing the testing of potential vaccines and treatments
  • The development allows Singapore to learn about such viruses faster and develop corresponding contingency plans, researchers say
Topic |   Coronavirus Singapore
The coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has infected more than 17,000 people around the world. Photo: SCMP / Winson WongThe coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has infected more than 17,000 people around the world. Photo: SCMP / Winson Wong
The coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has infected more than 17,000 people around the world. Photo: SCMP / Winson Wong
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