Science News Roundup: Virus was probably transmitted from bats to humans through another animal, WHO-China study

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 30-03-2021 02:34 IST | Created: 30-03-2021 02:31 IST
Science News Roundup: Virus was probably transmitted from bats to humans through another animal, WHO-China study
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A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that the virus was probably transmitted from bats to humans through another animal, and that a lab leak was "extremely unlikely" as a cause, a summary seen by Reuters said on Monday. The WHO did not immediately reply to a query seeking comment, but said the full report by the independent experts would be published on Tuesday at 1400 GMT after member states have been briefed.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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