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Erasmus MC conducts research on coronavirus

January 30, 2020

Virologists from the Virology Department work closely with the WHO. Prof. Marion Koopmans and Dr. Bart Haagmans participate in the WHO virologists group – in which virologists from all over the world are affiliated. The virology department has – if necessary – tests available to determine whether someone has the coronavirus.

In the city of Wuhan in China there is an outbreak of a new coronavirus. Most patients have pneumonia. The Chinese authorities are currently investigating the coronavirus and the source of the infections. For the time being, no cases of contamination have been known in the Netherlands.
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