SARS-CoV-2 and the incredible tale of the dying monkeys

Shivanand, Thejaswi (2020) SARS-CoV-2 and the incredible tale of the dying monkeys. i wonder.... pp. 14-18. ISSN 2582-1636

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Abstract

Where did the SARS-CoV-2 come from? Did it appear suddenly, out of nowhere, fully equipped to infect us? Or is it a virus from a bat or pangolin that suddenly jumped species to infect us? How common is it for a microbe to jump host species? And why would a microbe make such a jump?

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Shivanand, Thejaswi
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Infection, Domestic animals, Pandemic, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, KFDV, Zoonosis, Kyasanur Forest Disease Virus (KFDV)
Subjects: Technology > Medicine & health > Promotion of health
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > i Wonder...
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/2880
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