The research team at the Centre for RNA Research in Seoul’s Institute for Basic Science led by V. Narry Kim (centre). Photo: Handout

South Korean scientists map coronavirus genome, paving way for vaccine and better tests

  • A team led by V. Narry Kim, one of the country’s most prominent researchers, has shed more light on the virus that causes Covid-19
  • She says the breakthrough will help scientists understand how it replicates and escapes the human defence system
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The research team at the Centre for RNA Research in Seoul’s Institute for Basic Science led by V. Narry Kim (centre). Photo: Handout
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