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WHO forms group to probe COVID origin

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust wildlife health and zoonotic disease to the forefront. Yet researchers are still unsure where the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the disease, originated. It’s been a controversial question that has divided

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Wild deer contract coronavirus

Deer are contracting the novel coronavirus in the wild, according to a recent USDA-APHIS study in preprint. Researchers found antibodies to SARS-CoV-2—the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans—in 40% of wild white-tailed deer sampled in