Researchers found evidence of a coronavirus epidemic that broke out >20,000 years ago in East Asia.
#coronavirus #COVID19 #Asia #evolution Genomes of >2,500 people show interaction with coronaviruses, which left genetic imprints on the DNA of modern-day people in East Asia. Over the past 20 years, people have faced a series of outbreaks caused by coronaviruses, including SARS, MERS, and Covid-19. But humans may have faced the disease millennia ago, new research suggests. A team of researchers from Australia and the United States has found evidence of a coronavirus epidemic