2 more viruses added to list of pathogens harbored by bats

04/23/2013 | ABC (Australia)

Scientists recently discovered that bats harbor hepaciviruses and pegiviruses, adding to the already long list of viruses bats carry, including SARS and lyssaviruses. The risk from bats isn't as great as influenza risk to humans, says evolutionary biologist Edward Holmes, because most bat viruses require an intermediate host before becoming a concern for humans.

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