Study shows pangolins may have passed new coronavirus from bats to humans
April 10, 2020
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Yang Zhang, University of Michigan; Chengxin Zhang, University of Michigan, and Wei Zheng, University of Michigan
(THE CONVERSATION) Pangolins, not snakes, may be the missing link for transmission of the new coronavirus from bats to humans.
Since its initial outbreak at Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan, China, in late 2019, COVID-19 has since infected more than a million people across the globe. To understand and control the transmission of COVID-19, scientists are raci...