From what animal did the coronavirus come from?

Asked By: Tyrique Kshlerin
Date created: Fri, May 7, 2021 11:40 PM
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Phil - So ultimately it's probably from bats, but a bat could have weed on something and then that animal went to something else and then it could have been this whole huge wacky chain of animals that we don't know about? Arinjay - Yes, it is possible that we might never know which animal directly transmitted this virus to humans.
Answered By: Prudence DuBuque
Date created: Sat, May 8, 2021 5:51 PM
We do not know the exact source of the current outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but we know that it originally came from an animal, likely a bat. At this time, there is no evidence that animals play a significant role in spreading SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to people.
Answered By: Roosevelt Bogisich
Date created: Sun, May 9, 2021 6:36 AM
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Answered By: Helmer Fritsch
Date created: Sun, May 9, 2021 6:00 PM
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: Heidi Jacobs
Date created: Sun, May 9, 2021 10:13 PM
On Feb. 7, researchers in China suggested it might (might!) have included one extra step—from bats to pangolins to humans—based on their observation that a coronavirus found in pangolins is ...
Answered By: Alexandrea Treutel
Date created: Tue, May 11, 2021 1:03 AM
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: Mauricio Greenfelder
Date created: Wed, May 12, 2021 5:14 AM
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Could it be that a strange-looking creature known as a pangolin was the conduit by which the new coronavirus jumped to humans and prompted an...
Answered By: Courtney Keeling
Date created: Wed, May 12, 2021 3:52 PM
On March 30th a team of experts convened by the World Health Organisation (WHO) published its report into the likely origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes covid-19. After a 28-day mission to...
Answered By: Mandy Stokes
Date created: Thu, May 13, 2021 12:56 AM
Scientists still aren't sure what happened in between bats and humans, but they say it's likely the virus circulated for a while in a pangolin or another intermediary animal. Lauren Decicca/Getty ...
Answered By: Willis Howell
Date created: Thu, May 13, 2021 11:48 PM
The reality is that identifying animal hosts in past coronavirus outbreaks has been a lengthy and uncertain process. While it is known that dromedaries were a major reservoir host for Mers, even...
Answered By: Alena Veum
Date created: Fri, May 14, 2021 8:50 PM
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