Scientists focus on bats for clues to prevent next pandemic

Night began to fall in Rio de Janeiro’s Pedra Branca state park as four Brazilian scientists switched on their flashlights to traipse along a narrow trail of mud through dense rainforest. The researchers were on a mission: capture bats and help prevent the next global pandemic.

PBS

Last updated on 15 December 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Brazil
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Diseases