Sunday, September 26, 2021
Scientists have found three viruses in bats in Laos that are more similar to SARS-CoV-2 than any known viruses. Researchers say that parts of their genetic code bolster claims that the virus behind COVID-19 has a natural origin " but their discovery also raises fears that there are numerous coronaviruses with the potential to infect people.
A link to the pre-print.
Will be interesting to see if this paper gets accepted as it shows our understanding of the viral landscape surrounding SARS-CoV-2 origins is extremely limited.
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