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The SARS virus spread to people from civets infected with a bat coronavirus.
HERE ARE ANSWERS TO 3 PERSISTENT QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS’S ORIGINSERIN GARCIA DE JESÚSMAY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
In China, civets, live wolf pups and pangolins have often been kept in cramped and filthy conditions, allowing diseases to incubate and then spill into human populations.
COVID-19 HAS SLASHED ASIA'S APPETITE FOR WILD ANIMALS, A NEW REPORT FINDSCHARLIE CAMPBELL / SHANGHAIMAY 24, 2021TIME
That demonstrated a connection to food animals, which was quickly confirmed when a team from Hong Kong found an almost identical virus in civets held in market cages.
NO ONE CAN FIND THE ANIMAL THAT GAVE PEOPLE COVID-19ANTONIO REGALADOMARCH 26, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
That genetic detective work revealed that civets most likely got the virus from bats and then passed it onto the people who handled civets.
WE STILL DON’T KNOW FOR SURE WHERE THE CORONAVIRUS CAME FROM. HERE’S WHYERIN GARCIA DE JESUSMARCH 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
In the wake of that outbreak, which claimed at least 774 lives worldwide, palm civets were banned from sale or consumption in China.
INSIDE THE GLOBAL QUEST TO TRACE THE ORIGINS OF COVID-19—AND PREDICT WHERE IT WILL GO NEXTALICE PARKJULY 23, 2020TIME
Muske-catthe civet-cat; applied as a term of contempt to a fop, as being a person perfumed with musk.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
The civet has nothing in common with the hyna but the glandular pouch, under the tail, and the mane along the neck and back-bone.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
THE generality of naturalists are of opinion that the perfume called civet, or musk, is furnished only by one species of animals.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Certain it is, that most of the fables which have been related of the hyna, took their rise from the civet.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The civet brought from Amsterdam is preferred to that which comes from the Levant or the Indies, as being the most genuine.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON

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