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The evidence of SARS-CoV-2 and it’s Delta variant

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Dear NSW Ministry of Health,
This is a request for information on the isolation of the SARS-CoV-2 (Delta variant), which:
1. Is confirmed by means of a purified viral sample, being imaged with an electron microscope.
2. Documentation where the isolated SARS-CoV-2 Delta virus sample mentioned in point 1 is exposed to healthy humans or animals and shown to cause the disease COVID-19.

Yours faithfully,
Zana Marinkovic

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