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Midges and mosquitoes unlikely to spread SARS-CoV-2 – News-Medical.Net

A recent study published on the preprint server bioRxiv* in September 2020 looked to see if biting insects pose a risk for transmission of SARS-CoV-2 to humans …

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The current COVID-19 pandemic is caused by the betacoronavirus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), an enveloped single-stranded RNA virus with a large genome of ~30 kb length. It is known to infect both humans and animal species. A recent study by researchers at the Kansas State University, and the United States Department of Agriculture and published on the preprint server bioRxiv* in September 2020 looked to see if biting insects pose a risk for transmission of SARS-C…

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