Pangolins may not have passed coronavirus on to humans, say Chinese scientists

//Pangolins may not have passed coronavirus on to humans, say Chinese scientists

Pangolins may not have passed coronavirus on to humans, say Chinese scientists

Pangolins are unlikely to have been the hosts that passed the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 on to humans, Chinese researchers said, adding that the search should focus on wild animals that share their habitats.The endangered mammals, also known as scaly anteaters, have been identified as a possible intermediate host after a series of papers highlighted the close relationship between Sars-CoV-2, as the coronavirus is known, and similar viruses found in pangolins.But a team led by Zhang…

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