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Infographic: Animal origins or lab leak? Tracing coronavirus back to the source

Since the pandemic began, the question of where the coronavirus came from has been one of the biggest puzzles. It ...

No, the coronavirus was not genetically engineered in a Wuhan lab, scientists believe

You could be forgiven for wondering how a disease as fast-moving and deadly as COVID-19 could just appear naturally, out ...
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Tracing the origins of China’s coronavirus: Infectious disease expert explains how it jumped from animals to humans

The Scientist spoke with Peter Daszak, the president of the nonprofit EcoHealth Alliance and an infectious disease researcher who’s done extensive research ...
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Searching for answers in the genome of China’s mysterious coronavirus

As public health officials respond in real-time to the unfolding of the outbreak, so too are scientists. Just one month ...
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