Bloomberg Law
March 21, 2023, 7:59 AM

New Covid Report Swings Suspicion Back to Animal Source (2)

Madison Muller
Riley Griffin
Riley Griffin
Bloomberg News

A new analysis of samples taken from a market in Wuhan, China during the early days of the pandemic are the strongest evidence yet that the Covid-19 virus jumped from animals to humans, some researchers say, in a report that laid out fresh findings which first garnered intense interest last week.

The samples found evidence of the presence of the novel coronavirus along with genetic material from multiple animals — including raccoon dogs, which are susceptible to the disease — according to a report published Monday on the open science website, which builds a case for the Huanan Wholesale ...

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