How did the coronavirus (COVID-19) start?

May 26, 20

Research by leading Chinese scientist, Shi Zhengli, suggests the novel coronavirus may have been transmitted directly from bats to humans,.

Based on Shi's research, the assumption that the types of coronaviruses found in bats (which are very similar to COVID-19 in humans) could not directly bind to the receptors in humans (ACE2 receptors) necessary for cell infection, has been proven false.