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Humans have given wild animals their diseases nearly 100 times, researchers find

An international research team led by scientists at Georgetown University has found that humans might give viruses back to animals more often than previously understood. …

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Researchers find newer variants of SARS-CoV-2 can infect mice, unlike the original version of the virus

A team of biology researchers at Georgia State University has found that some of the newer variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 can infect …

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COVID-19

Machine learning IDs mammal species with the potential to spread SARS-CoV-2

Back and forth transmission of SARS-CoV-2 between people and other mammals increases the risk of new variants and threatens efforts to control COVID-19. A new …

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Rodents could be asymptomatic carriers of SARS-like coronaviruses, study suggests

Some ancestral rodents likely had repeated infections with SARS-like coronaviruses, leading them to acquire tolerance or resistance to the pathogens, according to new research published …

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