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Thailand Starts to Test Bats to discover if they carry COVID-19 virus

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Bat inside the Phra Prang Sam Yod temple in Lopburi, Thailand

Bat inside the Phra Prang Sam Yod temple in Lopburi, Thailand. Photo: Wayne77. CC BY-SA 3.0.


CHANTHABURI, June 13 (TNA) – Veterinarians and academics caught horseshoe bats in a deep forest cave of the eastern province to test them for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as such bats in China were found infected with it.

There are as many as 23 species of horseshoe bats in Thailand and they had never been tested for the virus.

Full story: mcot.net

TNA


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