In China, on the border with Russia, they want to open a laboratory similar to the Wuhan

Now there is one laboratory in China - the Wuhan one. It will become the main research network

centers and will also be responsible for international cooperation, in particular with WHO. Seven others will share the research.

Located near the Russian border in the Harbin region, the laboratory will deal with zoonotic infections, which include the new type of coronavirus that caused the current pandemic.

The program was created due to the fact that Chineseregions are increasingly faced with fatal infectious diseases, the publication specifies. The presence of plague foci in the provinces adjacent to Mongolia is indicated as one of the reasons.

Head of the Laboratory of Biotechnology andof Virology of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of NSU, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Sergei Netesov told Izvestia that Russia also has a laboratory of a similar profile in Khabarovsk.

Experts agree that such laboratories are fraught with potential danger.

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