Those Virus Sequences That Were Suddenly Deleted? They're Back...


NY Times | 2021-07-30 20:20 UTC

Chinese researchers have uploaded genetic sequences of coronaviruses to a scientific database more than a year after they took them offline. In their initial reports, the Wuhan researchers wrote that they extracted genetic material from “samples from outpatients with suspected Covid-19 early in the epidemic.” But the entries in the Chinese database now indicate that they were taken from Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University on January 30 — almost two months after the earliest reports of Covid-19 in China.

By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-31 17:26 UTC
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