Baric lab: Circulating bat coronaviruses and the risk of SARS re-emergence

See the STAT news story about the latest paper from M&I Professor Ralph Baric's group, just out in Nature Medicine

SARS-like virus in bats shows potential to infect humans

Viruses that are related to SARS and that are found in some species of bats could become a source of future human outbreaks, according to a new study.

Here's a link to the UNC News article about this work:

The Baric lab's paper provokes more commentary regarding gain-of-function research: