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Bats live with dozens of nasty viruses — can studying them help stop pandemics?

Close-up of an Eastern horseshoe bat colony flying out from an abandoned mine at night

A colony of eastern horseshoe bats (Rhinolophus megaphyllus) in a mine in Australia. Horseshoe bats can harbour coronaviruses. Credit: Bruce Thomson/Nature Picture Library

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Nature 615, 576-579 (2023)



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