COVID-19, Hendra and SARS: How scientists trace viruses through animals to their source

February 11th, 2021

ABC Online, Other, 10/02/2021, Belinda Smith
The first mission to Wuhan in search of the source of SARS-CoV-2 the virus that causes COVID-19 wrapped up this week. More than a dozen experts from around the world, including epidemiologists, veterinarians, medical doctors and virologists, spent the past fortnight looking for clues to the virus’s origins. […] Most virologists and biologists agree that the virus probably came from a bat, says Michelle Baker, a bat immunologist at CSIRO’s Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness.

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