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First Discovery of Zika Virus RNA in Free-Ranging African Bats

News   Jun 04, 2021 | Original story from Colorado State University

 
First Discovery of Zika Virus RNA in Free-Ranging African Bats

CSU's Dr. Anna Fagre (right) said while other studies have shown that bats are susceptible to Zika virus in controlled experimental settings, detection of nucleic acid in bats in the wild indicates that they are naturally infected or exposed through the bite of infected mosquitoes. Credit: Ron Bend/ CSU

 
 
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