Smoked Bats on a market stall in Tomohon, Indonesia. Photo: AFPSmoked Bats on a market stall in Tomohon, Indonesia. Photo: AFP
Smoked Bats on a market stall in Tomohon, Indonesia. Photo: AFP

Coronaviruses are widespread among bats and rats sold for food, study warns

  • Study by Vietnamese researchers highlights how wild animal trade increases risk of humans becoming infected by diseases such as Covid-19
  • Coronaviruses were found in 58 out of 70 sites studied in the south of the country

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Smoked Bats on a market stall in Tomohon, Indonesia. Photo: AFPSmoked Bats on a market stall in Tomohon, Indonesia. Photo: AFP
Smoked Bats on a market stall in Tomohon, Indonesia. Photo: AFP
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