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Did coronavirus jump from animals to people?

25 February 2020

Professor Kate Jones (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) comments on the likelihood of bats being the original source of COVID-19 coronavirus, as well as discussing what might explain the rise in infectious diseases coming from animals more generally.

Read: BBC News, Listen: BBC Radio 4's 'Inside Science' (from 11 mins 20 secs)