The Canadian Press

2003-04-12 | SARS-Canada

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A Canadian laboratory became the first to map the coronavirus believed to be responsible for SARS. The Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, part of the BC Cancer Agency, completed the first publicly available draft sequence of the new virus. World Health Organization spokesman Dick Thompson called the achievement "an extraordinary step."

Date: 2003-04-12
Placeline: Geneva, Switzerland
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it's going to tell it you know a little bit more about that you know once we figure out, it might tell us about where it came from, I think that people are pretty confident that this is, a unique virus that it's never been seen before but will be able to tell that for certain now >>

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