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Spotlight on Biosecurity: How ‘gain-of-function’ slipped through the net

As the global Covid-19 pandemic swept through the globe in 2020 devastating lives and national economies, a small community of scientists operating in a fringe corner of virology suddenly found themselves in a strangely conflicted situation. The grave circumstances, as awful as they were, appeared at face value to vindicate a controversial scientific research method […]