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Catalogue Number:  CTV838
Producer:  CTV
Subject:  Canadian Social Issues, Canadian Social Studies, Current Events, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Health and Medicine, Nature, Science, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2020
Running Time:  20:00


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Dan Riskin speaks to two scientists who are studying how bats can live with coronaviruses in their bodies with no negative side effects. As more of the natural habitats of bats disappear around the world, the bats and the viruses they carry are coming into urban areas.

Is understanding bats the key to the fight against COVID-19? Two Canadian scientists are teaming up to put that theory to the test.


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