Q:

Did the Coronavirus come from bats?

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Rachel Amos
The Senate
05 Mar 2020

A: SenseCheck

  • 2 Yes
  • 0 No
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  • 16 Apr 2021
  • Yes

    Complex

    coronaviruses "with a high degree of genetic relatedness to Sars-CoV-2 are widely present in bats across many nations and regions in Asia". New article on the BBC - https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment…

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    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

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  • 23 Feb 2021
  • No

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    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

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  • 16 Apr 2020
  • Other

    Other

    Other ...:

    The current evidence suggests it does.

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    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

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  • 16 Apr 2020
  • Yes

    Complex

    Great response here in the New Yorker, explaining the leap from bats to humans, "From Bats to Human Lungs, the Evolution of a Coronavirus" by Carolyn Kormann.
    https://www.newyorker.com/science/elements/f…

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    Tamsin Ogilvie
    The Senate

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  • 20 Mar 2020
  • Other

    Other

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    Rachel Amos
    The Senate

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