29 Jan 2020
2019 novel coronavirus press conference video
Scientists from the Doherty Institute have successfully grown the 2019 novel coronavirus from a patient sample, which will provide expert international laboratories with crucial information to help combat the virus.
- Professor Christine Kilpatrick, CEO of the Royal Melbourne Hospital
- Dr Mike Catton, Deputy Director of the Doherty Institute and Director of the Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory at the Doherty Institute
- Dr Julian Druce, Virus Identification Laboratory Head at the Royal Melbourne Hospital's Victorian Infectious Disease Reference Laboratory at the Doherty Institute