The Virus-X project has been generating attention in the public media from the get-go.
Genomeweb made a feature article on Virus-X:
Read the full Genomeweb article here (pdf)
Fréttablaðið, the largest newspaper in Iceland, featured the Virus-X project as the main science news on June 1 2016:
See also public announcements from partners in the Virus-X consortium:
University of Bergen: Virus research project gets EU funding
Durham University: EU Virus-X Consortium Awarded €8M to Mine Viral Biological Diversity