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: