How to prepare for a new pandemic after Covid-19 | New


The virus hunters had spent five years chasing their careers, a colony of horseshoe bats brimming with a sinister collection of coronavirus strains.

In a single cave in the Chinese province of Yunnan, a team of researchers found inside these small mammals all the genetic elements of Sars, a virus closely related to Covid-19 which killed almost 800 people in 2003 while by causing economic chaos in Asia. They warned that everything was in place, as they presented their results two years ago, for a new Sars-like disease to jump again from animals to humans.

As the world is shaken by the worst pandemic in a century, scientists are calling for new systems that respond to these kinds of warnings.

They argue


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