There is a significant risk that SARS-CoV-2 will be transmitted by people to wildlife populations, where it could spread and imperil already endangered species, according to a study in Mammal Review. The virus could persist in short-lived species, such as mice, and it could mutate in wild animal populations and be reintroduced into human populations, according to the researchers.
Scientists: Humans may pose SARS-CoV-2 risk to wildlife
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