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Asia

China’s ‘Bat Woman’ Warns New COVID ‘Variants Will Continue to

Earlier this year, Shi Zhengli flatly denied allegations that the Wuhan Institute of Virology conducted studies with the Chinese military after she was accused by the US of carrying out risky experiments with SARS-like coronaviruses of bat origin. Shi Zhengli, the deputy director of Сhina’s Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), has warned that the world […]Read More

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Thailand Starts to Test Bats to discover if they carry

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 […]Read More

Asia

Wuhan Lab Had Three Live Bat Coronaviruses: Chinese State Media

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Chinese virology institute in the city of Wuhan where COVID-19 first emerged has three live strains of bat coronavirus on-site, but none match the new contagion wreaking chaos across the world, its director has said. Scientists think COVID-19 — which first emerged in Wuhan and has killed some 340,000 people worldwide […]Read More

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Bat deaths in Kanchanaburi spur water use warning

Kanchanaburi: Authorities have warned local villagers living near a cave in Kanchanaburi’s Si Sawat district where thousands of giant-faced bats have died since Wednesday to avoid consuming water from natural sources in the vicinity. A team of veterinarians from the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation and university veterinary science faculties inspected the […]Read More