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Nature: Inside the Chinese lab poised to study world's most dangerous pathogens


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With all the media fuss about a coronavirus that supposedly infected humans in a seafood market I think this article in Nature from 2017 is interesting. 

Inside the Chinese lab poised to study world's most dangerous pathogens

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A laboratory in Wuhan is on the cusp of being cleared to work with the world’s most dangerous pathogens. The move is part of a plan to build between five and seven biosafety level-4 (BSL-4) labs across the Chinese mainland by 2025, and has generated much excitement, as well as some concerns.

Some scientists outside China worry about pathogens escaping, and the addition of a biological dimension to geopolitical tensions between China and other nations. But Chinese microbiologists are celebrating their entrance to the elite cadre empowered to wrestle with the world’s greatest biological threats.

later in the article

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Future plans include studying the pathogen that causes SARS

SARS is caused by a coronavirus.

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  • 418 Brexit, House prices and Summer 2020

    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


      • down 5% +
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      • up 5%



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