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How animal viruses are transmitted to people

As you have probably heard, tests confirm that a wild animal market selling exotic meats in Wuhan China is at the epicenter of the current coronavirus outbreak. This leaves many people wondering just how viruses jump between species. Here is a timely video from YouTube answering that question:

 

Categories: Comparative Physiology

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