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the world’s closest known match to the Covid-19 virus was found seven years ago by Wuhan scientists in an abandoned copper mine in Yunnan where it was linked to deaths to miners clearing bat faeces which was caused by a coronavirus-type respiratory illness - an Insight investigation in today's Sunday Times reports. The virus was taken to Wuhan for study in the Virology Institiute (WIV). Read about China's Bat Woman.
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Re: Covid type virus found in Yunnan copper mine in 2013..........
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2020, 02:00:37 pm »
As I mentions earlier.  Do not eat bats.  According to Ozzy Osborne "They taste awful".

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Re: Covid type virus found in Yunnan copper mine in 2013..........
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2020, 10:49:59 pm »
Curried bat is a delicacy in The Seychelles.

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Re: Covid type virus found in Yunnan copper mine in 2013..........
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2020, 10:39:16 am »
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Re: Covid type virus found in Yunnan copper mine in 2013..........
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2020, 10:18:43 am »
They were serving bat curry at the Anse Soleil Restaurant in Mahe in the Seychelles in 2012 according to Tripadvisor:

ShowUserReviews-g297798-d1974309-r128511127-Anse_Soleil_Restaurant-Mahe_Island.html

But according to Reuters it is still popular in Indonesia in spite of the Coronavirus outbreak:

https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/idOVC06CNS7

Curried willow, anyone?
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Re: Covid type virus found in Yunnan copper mine in 2013..........
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2020, 11:03:36 am »
I had curried bat from a market in Sulawesi in Indonesia about 16yrs ago. It tasted vaguely like a beef curry and was surprisingly nice. It was not the strangest thing I ate on that trip either.

 

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