BSL Laboratories in Wuhan and their roles in coronaviruses research

Overview of BSL labs in Wuhan
Overview of BSL labs in Wuhan
Zhengdian gold Industrial park site in Jiangxia district, Wuhan: Wuhan Institute of Virology shown in red, near the Wuhan Institute of Biological Products (vaccine production) shown in green.
January 2017, WIV BSL-4 starts a trial period
  • The site of Xiaohongshan Park (BSL-2, ABSL-2, BSL-3, ABSL-3) in the district of Wuchang and close to the offices of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
  • The site of Zhengdian Gold Industrial park (see annotated photo), south of the city in the district of Jiangxia. This center contains three main buildings, the BSL-2 and 3 laboratory building which dates from 2010, the animal facility commissioned in 2012, and the BSL-4 national high biosecurity laboratory accredited in 2018 , and which was already operating in trial phase from 2017 as shown in the WIV Newsletter January 2017 announcement.
The two sites of the Wuhan Institute of Virology
Building A, Huazhong Agricultural University ABSL-3
Entrance to Hubei Animal Disease Prevention and Control Center, Wuhan
Entrance to Hubei CDC Inspection Buildings
Entrance of the Hubei CDC complex in 2019
View from the stadium of the ABSL-3 laboratory at Wuhan University and the Animal Modeling Institute.
Wuhan University ABSL-3 laboratory service door, and its location adjacent to the Zhongnan hospital stadium
New Wuhan CDC building near Huanan market;
Wuhan CDC Center BSL-2
The large red star shows the location of Wuhan CDC’s new project, according to the September 2020 report, Zonaland consulting for Wuhan CDC
Wuhan Institute of Biological Products in 2016; behind on the left are the laboratories of the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

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