SARS Mystery As Game Of Clue: It was the feces of the Chinese horseshoe bat in the asthma medication

Categories: International

Two different scientific research teams have determined that the source of the SARS virus, which has killed at least 774 people worldwide thus far, is the Chinese horseshoe bat.

According to a story in today's New York Times, the each team arrived at its conclusion that the horseshoe bat was the culprit independently. "In Asia, many people eat bats or use bat feces in traditional medicine for asthma, kidney ailments, and general malaise."

By the way, there are no Chinese horseshoe bats in the United States.

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