Researchers Find Bat Virus Khosta-2 In Russia, Say It Could Infect Humans

Researchers Find Bat Virus Khosta-2 In Russia, Say It Could Infect Humans

Researchers have discovered a virus in Russian bats that might pose complications for the human population, according to a report in Time magazine. The Khosta-2 virus, which belongs to the same sub-category of coronaviruses as SARS-CoV-2, is already capable of infecting human cells and evading the immunological defence provided by the COVID-19 vaccination, the outlet further said. It added that the discovery may lead to fresh concerns amid public health professionals. A study by researchers of Washington State University's Paul …