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Scientists Express Concern Over Temporary Ban On New Gain-Of-Function Research Funding

Science Magazine: Researchers rail against moratorium on risky virus experiments
“A moratorium on certain risky virology studies imposed by the U.S. government last Friday has gone too far, a number of researchers said [Wednesday]. At a meeting at which experts were tasked with hashing out the risks and benefits of these experiments, the opening session instead was dominated by a litany of concerns that research important to public health is being curtailed…” (Kaiser, 10/22).