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Bats are revered in many parts of India and help in agriculture, but the demand to get rid of them after the coronavirus pandemic is rising.
Shi Zhengli, a virologist renowned for her work on coronavirus in bats, emphasized on the need for studying viruses among wild animals in advance to prevent another pandemic.
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Recent studies showed that cats can transmit the virus to other cats and the WHO is aware of instances of pets of Covid-19 patients being infected
Chiropterologists from 6 Asian nations have released a seven-point statement to combat ill-informed opinions on bats as the source of Covid-19.
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Twenty nine bats of 2 species from Kerala, Himachal, Puducherry and TN tested positive for bat coronavirus, but there is no evidence to suggest it can be transmitted to humans.
Loss of habitats has forced bats to live in close contact with humans, increasing chances of people getting infected with novel viruses.
According to some studies, bats were the original hosts of the novel coronavirus strain that has claimed over 4,000 lives worldwide.
Bats contain highest proportion of mammalian viruses that are likely to infect people in so-called zoonotic infections.