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Current mRNA vaccines may elicit immune responses to other bat coronaviruses, study finds
Surveillance studies have shown that bats are reservoirs for SARS-related and other diverse coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 that is believed to have originated in bats. Such zoonotic diseases pose a significant threat to humans. But a future vaccine providing protection against a wide range of coronaviruses may be possible, say Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, based on findings from their recent study.