In this study we document the unexpected discovery of multiple coronaviruses and a BSL-3 pathogen in agricultural cotton and rice sequencing datasets. In particular, we have identified a novel HKU5-related Merbecovirus in a cotton dataset sequenced by the Huazhong Agricultural University in 2017. We have also found an infectious clone sequence containing a novel HKU4-relatedContinue reading “Unexpected novel Merbecovirus discoveries in agricultural sequencing datasets from Wuhan, China”
From the co-author of the first peer-reviewed paper examining a laboratory origin for SARS-CoV-2, as well as its addendum, which formally linked the H1N1 Spanish Flu pandemic strain release of 1977 to gain-of-function research.
Opinion piece in El Imparcial Descubrir el origen de la pandemia es donde han puesto el ojo, dominar la Ciencia de Datos su principal activo, y la red social Twitter su plataforma de comunicación urbi et orbi. Son los chicos de DRASTIC, el pequeño grupo internacional que ha sacado a luz papeles cruciales para rastrear elContinue reading “#DRASTIC: otro equipo a la caza del origen del Covid (#DRASTIC: another team on the hunt for the origin of Covid)”
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/bies.202000091 A potential explanation for much of the novel coronavirus’ distinctive genome.