The Cambodian samples were taken from horseshoe bats. Photo: Handout The Cambodian samples were taken from horseshoe bats. Photo: Handout
The Cambodian samples were taken from horseshoe bats. Photo: Handout

Coronavirus: Cambodian scientists find close match for pathogen in samples collected in 2010

  • Viral sequences in samples from horseshoe bats have 92 per cent similarity to Covid-19 pathogen, researchers say
  • Closest known relative to the coronavirus was a bat virus found in Yunnan province, which is a 96 per cent match

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The Cambodian samples were taken from horseshoe bats. Photo: Handout The Cambodian samples were taken from horseshoe bats. Photo: Handout
The Cambodian samples were taken from horseshoe bats. Photo: Handout
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