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A Hope: A Team Of Scientists In Australia Developed Own Coronavirus To Prevent Global Spread


A team of scientist in Australia are working hard to combat the global spread of coronavirus after developing a lab-grown version of coronavirus.


The researchers at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity in Melbourne will test the lab-grown version to an infected patient.


The team of scientists grew the virus from a patient who had been infected since Friday.


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Dr. Mike Catton the co-deputy director of the Doherty Institute, confirming it with three words.


"We got it," he said. "Fantastic."


"We've planned for an incident like this for many, many years and that's really why we were able to get an answer so quickly," said Dr Mike Catton of the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity.


It's reported that a laboratory in China had successfully grown the virus but had released only the genome sequence, not the sample itself.

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