Tag: viruses

August 31, 2020

Closely related COVID-19 viruses have long been in bats

Coronaviruses in the same lineage as the one responsible for the current pandemic have been circulating in bats for decades, researchers found. This provides more evidence that SARS-CoV-2, the virus...

September 9, 2015

Study Explores Cross-Species Viral Transmission by Bats

Researchers studied the extent to which transmission of viruses between bat species around the world has occurred in the past 70 years and compared that to cross-species transmission among rodents....