Science News Roundup: WHO says COVID-19 probably passed from bats to humans through another animal

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 29-03-2021 18:47 IST | Created: 29-03-2021 18:30 IST
Science News Roundup: WHO says COVID-19 probably passed from bats to humans through another animal
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Following is a summary of current science news briefs.

WHO says COVID-19 probably passed from bats to humans through another animal: AP

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, the Associated Press reported on Monday. The reported findings match what WHO officials have said in the past about their conclusions following a Jan-Feb visit to China.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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