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

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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