Monday, April 13, 2020

Genes and Proteins of COVID-19

A pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan, China was first reported to the WHO Country Office in China on 31 December 2019.  The outbreak was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020 and declared a pandemic on March 11. By that time the disease was known as COVID-19 and the name of the new virus was SARS-CoV-2

Scientists worked at speed to make this virus's gene and protein information available at record time.