Coronavirus disease where did it come from?

Asked By: Oscar Konopelski
Date created: Wed, Jun 16, 2021 6:53 AM
Best answers
One hypothesis is that the origin of COVID-19 was a manipulated virus, which, if true, is probably technically unprovable. Be that as it may, synthetic virology and genetic engineering are not the only ways humans can manipulate the evolutionary course of viruses.
Answered By: Glennie Paucek
Date created: Wed, Jun 16, 2021 7:16 PM
The coronavirus, which first sickened people in China in December, is thought to have passed from animals to humans, like many similar pathogens, but nothing has been confirmed yet by any...
Answered By: Kiel Parker
Date created: Thu, Jun 17, 2021 4:41 AM
Bats were the source of two coronaviruses that caused lethal outbreaks in people during the past two decades -- severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome ...
Answered By: Ila Bednar
Date created: Thu, Jun 17, 2021 8:39 PM
Broadly, a coronavirus is a disease that causes respiratory tract infections in both mammals and birds. Coronaviruses affecting humans have zoonotic origins. This current outbreak is believed to...
Answered By: Elyse Wisozk
Date created: Fri, Jun 18, 2021 8:22 AM
Where Did the Coronavirus Come From? Experts say SARS-CoV-2 originated in bats. That’s also how the coronaviruses behind Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory...
Answered By: Cassandra Corkery
Date created: Fri, Jun 18, 2021 5:06 PM
Almost 18 months after SARS-CoV-2, commonly called the coronavirus, was identified, the origin of the virus remains shrouded in mystery and conspiracy theories. An open letter published recently in...
Answered By: Xavier Feeney
Date created: Fri, Jun 18, 2021 5:19 PM
Coronavirus disease 2019 ( COVID-19) is a contagious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first known case was identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The disease has since spread worldwide, leading to an ongoing pandemic.
Answered By: Lorena McDermott
Date created: Sat, Jun 19, 2021 7:54 AM
The novel coronavirus (or COVID-19, as the disease was named by the World Health Organisation in February 2020) is widely believed to have started in the now-infamous Huanan seafood market, in the...
Answered By: Lucy Frami
Date created: Sat, Jun 19, 2021 9:37 PM
Scientists say it is highly likely that the virus came from bats but first passed through an intermediary animal in the same way that another coronavirus – the 2002 Sars outbreak – moved from...
Answered By: Jess Parker
Date created: Sun, Jun 20, 2021 7:44 AM
Meanwhile, outside of US intelligence circles, the broad consensus among scientific experts remains that the most likely explanation is that Covid-19 jumped to humans from an animal host in a ...
Answered By: Bradly Orn
Date created: Sun, Jun 20, 2021 10:39 PM
FAQ
🏥
Live statistics and coronavirus news tracking the number of confirmed cases, recovered patients, tests, and death toll due to the COVID-19 coronavirus from Wuhan, China. Coronavirus counter with new cases, deaths, and number of tests per 1 Million population. Historical data and info. Daily charts, graphs, news and updates
🏥
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some coronaviruses cause cold-like illnesses in people, while others cause illness in certain types of animals, such as cattle, camels, and bats. Some coronaviruses, such as canine and feline coronaviruses, infect only animals and do not infect people.
🏥
Where Did the Coronavirus Come From? Experts say SARS-CoV-2 originated in bats. That’s also how the coronaviruses behind Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory...
🏥
We have known for decades that dogs can contract coronaviruses, most commonly the canine respiratory coronavirus (not COVID-19). The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is not believed to be a health...
🏥
For the first time since March 2020, the country is averaging fewer than 300 coronavirus deaths each day. The highly infectious Delta variant continues to spread, driving up case totals in parts of...
🏥
Scientists first identified a human coronavirus in 1965. It caused a common cold. Later that decade, researchers found a group of similar human and animal viruses and named them after their...
🏥
COVID-19 is caused by infection with a coronavirus first identified in 2019, and flu is caused by infection with influenza viruses. COVID-19 seems to spread more easily than flu. However, as more people become fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 should slow down.
62 similar questions