China has supplied Russia with the genome of the new coronavirus
China has supplied Russia with the genome of the new coronavirus and scientists from both countries are already developing a vaccine against it, TASS reported, citing the Russian Consulate General in Guangzhou, the capital of southern China’s Guangdong province.
Based on the viral genome transmitted, Russian scientists have developed rapid tests that identify the cause of new pneumonia in the human body within two hours. According to the latest data, it infected a total of 6012 people and 132 died, BTA reported.
The Russian Embassy in Beijing is discussing with the Chinese authorities the possibility of evacuating Russian nationals only from Hubei province, where they are most infected with the virus, the Moscow Consulate in Guangzhou informed.