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QUOTED. 14 February 2020. Anne Schuchat.

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed a diagnostic test relatively quickly after news hit that a new coronavirus is spreading across China. Now top health officials say diagnostic manufacturers should help scale up the production of these tests. See what Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the CDC, said about it here. 

“The CDC has actually posted the sequences of the viruses that we’ve gotten from cases here in the US, but we’ve also prepared viral isolates that can be ordered by research companies.” – Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director, CDC

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