Published: Oct 02, 2021
The team of researchers led by Marc Eloit, a virologist at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, studied saliva, faeces and urine samples collected from 645 bats in caves in northern Laos and found three viruses that are close relatives of COVID-19.
Published: Jan 22, 2020
The new coronavirus in the ongoing outbreak in Wuhan, Hubei province, is likely to have originated from bats, and is genetically more identical to severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, than the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, according to a study published online on Tuesday.
Published: Jun 19, 2019
Four aluminium baseball bats that had allegedly been used in a fatal assault on a 15-year-old boy at a boarding school in Nakhon Sawan’s Muang district earlier this month had been sent to the Muang Nakhon Sawan police, a source said.
Published: Jul 02, 2018
THOROUGH medical check-ups await the 12 young footballers and their coach as soon as they are rescued from the Chiang Rai cave after health experts expressed concern about the possible risk of contracting a virus from bats.