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Scientist dig into COVID outbreak in Europe’s mink farms

Officials say it is ‘plausible’ that some workers in the farms could have contracted the coronavirus from the minks, though not proven

02 Aug 2020 1:03 PM

Wuhan lab had three live bat coronaviruses

Lab authorities assert none of the strains obtained from bats are a match for the new contagion wreaking chaos across the world

24 May 2020 10:05 AM

How bats carry coronavirus without getting sick

Stresses on bats, such as wet markets, other diseases, and habitat loss, may have a role in coronavirus spilling over to other species

07 May 2020 4:12 PM

What happens at the Wuhan Institute of Virology?

The Chinese laboratory at the heart of the US-China virus spat, is accused of being the source of the coronavirus pandemic

06 May 2020 2:32 PM

Madhya Pradesh officials blame bats for power buts

They say bats hanging on the power supply lines sometimes cause short circuits, which ultimately lead to outages.

22 Jun 2019 2:44 PM

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Study shows red lights at night hazardous to migratory bats

Light is an important cue for orientation used by many animals and also influences their diurnal rhythms.

29 Aug 2018 10:10 AM

Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in eastern province

Ebola is believed to be spread over long distances by bats and can turn up in bush meat sold at food markets throughout Congo.

02 Aug 2018 8:24 AM

Beware of the Nipah virus

It’s a relatively new epidemic caused by Nipah virus commonly hosted by fruit-eating bats.

28 May 2018 12:17 AM

17 deaths reported in Congo as Ebola outbreak confirmed

It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, whose eastern Ebola river gave the deadly virus its name.

09 May 2018 8:29 AM

Humans can use sound to 'see' like bats: study

Humans - just like bats - can 'see' their surroundings using sound by producing clicks that bounce off objects to "sonify" them.

28 Feb 2018 3:33 PM

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Study: Some bats showing resistance to deadly fungus

Brown bats in the city are learning to develop an immune response as soon as the fungus gets dangerous

12 Jan 2017 9:20 AM

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