Wuhan BSL-4 Lab Built Within Framework of China-France Cooperation; Staff Visited France, the United States, Australia for BSL-4 Training-Capacity Building

12 04 2020

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Photographs of the Biosafety Level 4 (BSL-4) training laboratory for China’s Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory (Level 4) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The training laboratory is designed to simulate working conditions in a BSL-4 laboratory. A) Inside the BSL-4 training laboratory, where trainees safely learn to use necessary equipment such as air connections ports and biosafety cabinets. B) Trainees wearing positive pressure suits practice skills in the BSL-4 training laboratory.

The lab was planned after the 2003 SARS epidemic. The current pandemic is actually SARS version 2.

Covid-19 coronavirus, which is really SARS-Cov-2, has a mortality rate of almost 15% in France (in Lombardy, Italy, it is around 18%). https://dashboard.covid19.data.gouv.fr/

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)…
From a taxonomic perspective SARS-CoV-2 is classified as a strain of the species severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Severe_acute_respiratory_syndrome_coronavirus_2

Official names have been announced for the virus…

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