Discovery of a Novel Coronavirus in Swedish Bank Voles (Myodes glareolus)

Authors:  Anishia Wasberg 1,Jayna Raghwani 2,Jinlin Li 3,John H.-O. Pettersson 1,4,Johanna F. Lindahl 1,5,6,Åke Lundkvist 1 andJiaxin Ling 1,* Abstract The unprecedented pandemic COVID-19, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), with bats as original reservoirs, has once again highlighted the importance of exploring the interface of wildlife diseases and human health. In this study, we identified a novel Betacoronavirus from bank voles […]

Tracking coronavirus in animals takes on new urgency

Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha  May 20, 2022 The Washington Post Researchers Sarah Hamer and Lisa Auckland donned their masks and gowns as they pulled up to the suburban home in College Station, Tex. The family of three inside had had covid a few weeks earlier, and now it was time to check on the pets. […]