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Here’s how scientists know the coronavirus came from bats and wasn’t made in a lab – CGTN

How exactly do scientists know the virus SARS-CoV-2 originated from an animal, most likely a bat, and was not lab-made?

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The conspiracy theory that the novel coronavirus was created in a lab has been circulating since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, although scientists from different countries have refuted it over and again and stressed the natural origin of the virus.
So how exactly do scientists know the virus SARS-CoV-2 originated from an animal, most likely a bat, and was not lab-made?
Polly Hayes, a lecturer in Parasitology and Medical Microbiology at the University of Westminster, explained the que…

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