2007 “TIME BOMB” ARTICLE PREDICTED EATING BATS IN CHINA WOULD LEAD TO PANDEMIC

“The presence of the large reservoir of SARS-CoV-like viruses in horseshoe bats, together with the culture of eating exotic mammals in southern China is a time bomb.”

This article, published in 2007 on PubMed, predicted that the Chinese custom of eating bats would lead to a pandemic. Above is an excerpt of the article.

The entire article, on the National Institutes of Health website, can be viewed here.

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