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Covid-19 origins: Chinese study uncovers over 140 bat coronaviruses but says none linked to pandemic

Chinese scientists have uncovered 142 bat coronaviruses related to the one that causes Sars, but none closely linked to the virus that causes Covid-19, according to the largest release of related research from within China since the start of the pandemic.In a paper uploaded on the preprint server Research Square on Monday, researchers from the Institute of Pathogen Biology in Beijing revealed they had collected and tested samples from more than 4,700 bats in regions across the country since…

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