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Shelley Blake made this Government Information (Public Access) request to NSW Ministry of Health

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Dear NSW Ministry of Health,
Please provide all records describing the unequivocal proof of isolation of SARS-COV-2 directly from a sample taken from a diseased patient where the patient’s sample was not first combined with any other source of genetic material ( ie. monkey kidney cells aka vero cells, liver cancer cells)
Please note I am using “isolation” in the everyday sense of the word, the act of separating a thing(s) from everything else. I am not requesting records where “isolation” of SARS- COV-2 refers instead to
• the culturing of something, or
• the performance of an amplification test (ie. PCR test)
• the sequencing of something.
To clarify I am requesting all such records that are in the possession, custody or control of the NSW Ministry of Health or any records that match the above description of requested records that are currently available public elsewhere, please provide information about each record so that I may identify and access each record with certainty ie. title, author,date, journal etc

Yours faithfully,
Shelley Blake

MOH-GIPA, NSW Ministry of Health

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