Engineered bat virus stirs debate over risky research



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Engineered bat virus stirs debate over risky research

Butler, D. (2015) Engineered bat virus stirs debate over risky research. Nature. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature.2015.18787

An experiment that created a hybrid version of a bat coronavirus — one related to the virus that causes SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) — has triggered renewed debate over whether engineering lab variants of viruses with possible pandemic potential is worth the risks.