This bat can carry deadly viruses but not get sick. Here's how
The newly-sequenced genome of an Egyptian fruit bat from a cave in Uganda offers clues as to how bats harbor and transmit deadly viruses—but don’t get sick themselves.
Barbara Moran is an award-winning science journalist committed to covering issues of public health, environmental justice and the intersection of science and society. She has written for many publications, including The New York Times, New Scientist, Technology Review, the Boston Globe Magazine and the Hartford Courant, and produced television documentaries for PBS, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel and others.