Tag: bats

Viruses May Jump from Bats to People More Often Than Realized

Sept. 21, 2021 — When humans and other species intermingle and viruses move between them, experts call that “spillover.” As humans move and seek...

You Have a Sixth Sense You Probably Aren’t Using Yet

July 8, 2021 — Humans have a sixth sense that most of us aren’t using, but could learn to. Some people who are...

China clamps down in hidden hunt for coronavirus origins, promoting theories that Covid originated elsewhere

Deep in the lush valleys of southern China lies the entrance to a mine shaft that once harbored bats with the closest known relative to...

Could Bats Hold Clues to COVID Treatments?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Bats have been blamed as a possible source of the...

Wuhan lab had three live bat coronaviruses: Chinese state media

BEIJING: The Chinese virology institute in the city where COVID-19 first emerged has three live strains of bat coronavirus on-site, but none match the new...

Bats and Coronaviruses Go Back Centuries

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Bats and coronavirus have been evolving together for millions of years, researchers report....