Short Wave
Short Wave
Apr 15, 2020
Where Did The Coronavirus Start? Virus Hunters Find Clues In Bats
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Bats are critically important for ecosystems around the world. But they also harbor some of the toughest known zoonotic diseases, and are the likely origin point for this coronavirus. Short Wave reporter Emily Kwong talks about leading theories on where this coronavirus came from, the work of virus hunters, and the rise of emerging zoonotic diseases.
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