Responsive to this request, and per clarification you are seeking "documentation of SARS-CoV-2 being isolated/purified, meaning, confirmation of the virus' existence. To isolate/purify a virus, you must not use Vero cells or any other culture method," our Health Services staff indicated after testing our staff relays to the Howard County Health Department, (a separate entity from HCPSS) you can find information on submitting an MPIA to them here (under Other Health Department Services): https://www.howardcountymd.gov/health.
HCPSS MPIA Request #2022-066
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