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The Ministry of science and technology of China called bats the most likely source and carrier of the deadly coronavirus. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
Head of Department for scientific-technical development Department At Yanbin suggested that these animals suffer pneumonia caused by indicated virus, if you exclude his connection with poultry and livestock.
It is noted that a new type of coronavirus is 90 percent similar to the coronavirus from the body of a bat, living in Zhoushan city, Zhejiang province.
Earlier in February, the national Commission of health of China analyzed the age and sex composition of the first deaths from the coronavirus in Chinese hospitals and found that two-thirds of them men. Russian experts have associated this hypothesis with the fact that men are more likely to smoke therefore their lungs are rapidly growing the virus in SARS.
Just a coronavirus COVID-19 infected more than 64 thousand people; 1383 persons were lost, still 6766 — cured. An outbreak of coronavirus was first recorded in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December last year. In addition to China, the cases have been detected in more than 20 countries.
Video, photo All from Russia.