Identifying SARS-CoV-2-related coronaviruses in Malayan pangolins

  title={Identifying SARS-CoV-2-related coronaviruses in Malayan pangolins},
  author={Tommy Tsan-Yuk Lam and Na Jia and Yawei Zhang and Marcus Ho-Hin Shum and Jia-Fu Jiang and Hua Chen Zhu and Yi-Gang Tong and Yongxia Shi and Xue-bing Ni and Yunshi Liao and Wen-Juan Li and Bao-Gui Jiang and Wei Wei and Ting-ting Yuan and Kui Zheng and Xiaoming Cui and Jie Li and Guangqian Pei and Xin Qiang and William Yiu-Man Cheung and Lianfeng Li and Fang-Fang Sun and Si Qin and Jicheng Huang and G. Leung and Edward C. Holmes and Yan-Ling Hu and Yi Guan and Wu-Chun Cao},
The ongoing outbreak of viral pneumonia in China and across the world is associated with a new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 1 . This outbreak has been tentatively associated with a seafood market in Wuhan, China, where the sale of wild animals may be the source of zoonotic infection 2 . Although bats are probable reservoir hosts for SARS-CoV-2, the identity of any intermediate host that may have facilitated transfer to humans is unknown. Here we report the identification of SARS-CoV-2-related… 

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