Scientists looking to find an intermediate species in the chain that led to humans being infected by Wuhan coronavirus are focusing on the pangolin. Photo: Handout Scientists looking to find an intermediate species in the chain that led to humans being infected by Wuhan coronavirus are focusing on the pangolin. Photo: Handout
Scientists looking to find an intermediate species in the chain that led to humans being infected by Wuhan coronavirus are focusing on the pangolin. Photo: Handout

Could pangolins be a piece of the coronavirus puzzle?

  • Chinese researchers say a virus found in the animal is a 99 per cent genetic match to the one that has killed hundreds of people in China

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Scientists looking to find an intermediate species in the chain that led to humans being infected by Wuhan coronavirus are focusing on the pangolin. Photo: Handout Scientists looking to find an intermediate species in the chain that led to humans being infected by Wuhan coronavirus are focusing on the pangolin. Photo: Handout
Scientists looking to find an intermediate species in the chain that led to humans being infected by Wuhan coronavirus are focusing on the pangolin. Photo: Handout
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