NeoCov’, which was seen in the news, was first identified in which species? [A] Monkeys [B] Bats [C] Owls [D] Rodent

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Abhishek Mishra

6 months ago

Answer: [B] Bats Notes: NeoCov stands for Neoromicia, the species of bat that have been infected with the virus. This virus is associated with MERS Coronavirus and not the SARs-CoV-2. Recently news about the virus discovered in South Africa amongst bats is being circulated widely. However the World Health Organization has said that whether NeoCov coronavirus poses a threat to humans requires further study.

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