HIV did not contribute to the Covid -19 genoma

HIV-1 did not contribute to the 2019-nCoV genome

When a new pathogen that causes a global epidemic in humans, one key question is where it comes from. This is especially important for a zoonotic infectious disease that jumps from animals to humans. Knowing the origin of such a pathogen is critical to develop means to block further transmission and to develop vaccines.

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