The Wuhan Institute of Virology has been studying coronaviruses found in bats. Photo: Shutterstock The Wuhan Institute of Virology has been studying coronaviruses found in bats. Photo: Shutterstock
The Wuhan Institute of Virology has been studying coronaviruses found in bats. Photo: Shutterstock

Wuhan laboratory adds another branch to bat coronavirus family tree

  • Details of new lineage that contains distant relatives of the virus that causes Covid-19 suggest current discoveries may be the ‘tip of the iceberg’
  • The facility has found itself at the centre of strongly denied claims about lab leaks

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Wuhan Institute of Virology has been studying coronaviruses found in bats. Photo: Shutterstock The Wuhan Institute of Virology has been studying coronaviruses found in bats. Photo: Shutterstock
The Wuhan Institute of Virology has been studying coronaviruses found in bats. Photo: Shutterstock
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