7 Apr 2020

Growing the virus responsible for COVID-19

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:26 pm on 7 April 2020

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A laboratory at the University of Otago is undertaking research to isolate and grow the virus responsible for COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, using samples taken from infected people.

It’s the only lab growing and directly working on the novel coronavirus in New Zealand.

We speak to the research team leader Professor Miguel Quinones-Mateu.

Members of the University of Otago Containment Lab team working on COVID

Members of the University of Otago Containment Lab team working on COVID Photo: University of Otago

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