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New SARS-like coronavirus discovered in Chinese horseshoe bats

October 31, 2013

a horseshoe bat EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that focuses on local conservation and global health issues, announced the discovery of a new SARS-like coronavirus (CoV) in Chinese horseshoe bats. Full Story

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