Analysis of Bat Coronavirus Indicates Similarity to Human SARS-Causing Virus | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomic and other analyses indicate that two newly identified bat coronaviruses are highly similar to the coronavirus behind the 2002 to 2003 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome, according to a Nature study appearing online yesterday.

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