Dr. John Campbell: Wuhan Institute of Virology were working on Monkeypox virus in February 2022

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Dr John Campbell wonders why the Wuhan Institute of Virolgy were researching the Monkeypox virus just weeks before the outbreak of Monkeypox in Europe.

 

 

Associated articles:

A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of the safety and efficacy of tecovirimat for the treatment of patients with monkeypox virus disease

 

 

NIH: Efficient assembly of a large fragment of monkeypox virus genome as a qPCR template using dual-selection based transformation-associated recombination 

 

 

UK: Monkeypox classified as an airborne high consequence infectious disease