The Connection Between Bats and Coronavirus: Wildlife is not to blame

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Kristin Tieche
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The Connection Between Bats and Coronavirus: Wildlife is not to blame
10
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Animals
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Science
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Health
United States
2020

What exactly is the connection between bats and coronavirus? And how has sheltering-in-place disrupted field research in California and beyond? State and local governments have set restrictions on bat research and rescue in an effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. Dr. Winifred Frick, chief scientist of Bat Conservation International, describes how the new restrictions have affected conservation efforts.

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