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One year since we first reported on this coronavirus – what we’ve learned, and still need to know – The Conversation UK

The Conversation first reported on the novel coronavirus on January 13 2020. A virologist reflects on what happened since he first wrote that article.

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A year ago, I wrote an article for The Conversation about a mysterious outbreak of pneumonia in the Chinese city of Wuhan, which transpired to be the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time of writing, very little was known about the disease and the virus causing it, but I warned of the concern around emerging coronaviruses, citing Sars, Mers and others as important examples.
Since then and every day since we continue to learn so much about SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19, finding new ways to control…

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