Scientists are trying to identify any animal species that are vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection and whether those species can transmit the virus to people or other animals, and they say pets, livestock and wildlife should be studied. "If SARS-CoV-2 becomes established in wildlife or other species that have close contact with livestock, then this increases the possibility for interspecies transmission," said virologist Linda Saif.
Scientists urge more research on coronavirus in animals
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