Tracing the coronavirus pandemic to its origin could help prevent future outbreaks. Photo: AP
Tracing the coronavirus pandemic to its origin could help prevent future outbreaks. Photo: AP

Coronavirus hunters pick up another piece of the trail in Italy

  • New research suggests the pathogen infected people across the country months before it was detected in China
  • Antibodies specific to the coronavirus were found in blood samples from lung cancer screening tests going back to September last year

Tracing the coronavirus pandemic to its origin could help prevent future outbreaks. Photo: AP
Tracing the coronavirus pandemic to its origin could help prevent future outbreaks. Photo: AP
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