Bats and disease - COVID-19 and Bats

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The details provided are based on the best scientific information available at the time of writing (latest update 20/05/20). The Trust will review the information regularly and revise as necessary in light of new information.

Research papers about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and the virus that causes it (SARS-CoV-2) are being produced at an unprecedented rate but much remains to be confirmed. 

 Greater horseshoe bat