New coronavirus emerges from bats in China, devastates young swine

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New coronavirus emerges from bats in China, devastates young swine:

Identified in same region, from same bats, as SARS coronavirus

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180404133529.htm

A newly identified coronavirus that killed nearly 25,000 piglets in 2016-17 in China emerged from horseshoe bats near the origin of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV), which emerged in 2002 in the same bat species.

The new virus, called swine acute diarrhea syndrome coronavirus (SADS-CoV), doesn’t appear to infect people, unlike SARS-CoV.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0010-9

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