Author Archives: Merlin D. Tuttle

Give Bats a Break

This article is in Climate Engineering, Spring 2017

Searches for new viruses in bats are unlikely to contribute substantially to human health, but they may threaten the future of bats. The idea that bats could be responsible for the transmission of newly emerging and potentially deadly infectious diseases to humans began to take hold in 2002 with the discovery of a new coronavirus […]