Why do bats have so many viruses? | Curio

Why do bats have so many viruses?

12 mins | Jul 17, 2020

Scientists race to know why the animals don't seem to be bothered by their many invisible inhabitants. The key as to why bats remain mostly unscattered from the viruses they harbour might be in special features of their immune system, "ones that spark responses to viral invasion that are very different from what goes on in humans. Rachel Ehrenberg investigates for The Washington Post.

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From The Washington Post