Edward Holmes on being asked why they didn’t release the SARS-CoV-2 genome when they got it

Edward Holmes on being asked why they didn’t release the SARS-CoV-2 genome when they got it: “…essentially there were instructions that there’s no publicizing the outbreak, so we kept it to ourselves, we told the key people in China..but we were told not to release the data…” https://t.co/mAGUUrsiet

Today I got conclusive proof that Eddie Holmes sucks at aligning genomes

1/6 All right, today I got conclusive proof that Eddie Holmes sucks at aligning genomes. And if that’s not enough, I found the last nail in his “PAA insertion” coffin. But first things first: he is a coauthor of a recent preprint with the following gem of an alignment (yellow): https://t.co/2ZjizWkAqF