The new strain may be linked to fruit bats, Chinese scientists found. Photo: Shutterstock The new strain may be linked to fruit bats, Chinese scientists found. Photo: Shutterstock
The new strain may be linked to fruit bats, Chinese scientists found. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus weaker than Sars but may share link to bats, Chinese scientists say

  • Virus found in fruit bats is common ancestor of the two strains, study suggests
  • New strain has unusually high ability to bind to a human protein, researchers calculate

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The new strain may be linked to fruit bats, Chinese scientists found. Photo: Shutterstock The new strain may be linked to fruit bats, Chinese scientists found. Photo: Shutterstock
The new strain may be linked to fruit bats, Chinese scientists found. Photo: Shutterstock
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