Why Do Bats Carry So Many Dangerous Diseases?

Bats are amazing and not just because they’re the only mammal that can fly! But they also carry a lot of diseases that are dangerous to humans, and while that is definitely not their fault, there is actually a lot we can learn from their unique immune systems.
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