The bat virus that was studied in a Wuhan lab was the closest known cousin to Sars-CoV-2. Photo: Shutterstock

Donald Trump’s ‘Chinese lab’ theory may be weakened by FDA’s bat coronavirus discovery

  • Gene from Sars-CoV-2 may reduce bat coronavirus’ ability to enter a host cell, study finds
  • Theory cited by the president and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested Covid-19 was linked to a Wuhan laboratory where a bat virus was studied
Topic |   Coronavirus China
The bat virus that was studied in a Wuhan lab was the closest known cousin to Sars-CoV-2. Photo: Shutterstock
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