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400,000 people are infected each year with coronaviruses carried by bats, an early study suggests. Researchers say the data could help prevent future pandemics.

A team of researchers set up a net to catch bats at the Khao Chong Pran Cave on September 12, 2020 in Ratchaburi, Thailand during a mission to understand the coronavirus's origins. Lauren DeCicca/Getty Coronaviruses from bats could infect 407,422 people each year, a study said. The findings could help target areas for surveillance and stop human virus outbreaks, they said. About 478 million people live in regions where the bats are, the researchers said. See more stories on Insider...
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Thousands of anti-government protesters giving 'Hunger Games' salutes defy a ban on mass gatherings in Thailand

Pro-democracy protesters show the three-finger salute as they gather demanding the government to resign and to release detained leaders in Bangkok, Thailand on October 15, 2020. Reuters/Jorge Silva Protests have erupted in Thailand as anti-government demonstrators demand democratic reforms, the removal of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha, and curbs on the royal family's power and budget. King Maha Vajiralongkorn is famous for his mistresses, crop tops, and globetrotting ways.  The student...
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Four boys rescued from Thai cave but rest must wait as air tanks are replenished

First two boys reach the surface at 5:37 local time Four now out of danger Eight more boys and football coach remain to be rescued Rescue due to resume at 8am local time after air tanks replenished 13 foreigners taking part in rescue Meet the 'A-Team' of heroic volunteer British divers who led search They allowed themselves smiles, but there was no cheering among the exhausted rescuers emerging from the Tham Luang cave system on Sunday evening. With the first of the monsoon rains falli...
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'Four boys rescued' from Thai cave, officials say hours after operation to free trapped boys began

First two boys reach the surface at 5:37 local time Four now out of danger Eight more boys and their football coach remain to be rescued 13 foreigners taking part in rescue Meet the 'A-Team' of heroic volunteer British divers who led search Four members of the youth football team who have been trapped inside Thailand's Tham Luang cave for two weeks have reached safety, Thai officials have said. It was earlier claimed that six had been rescued.  The first two boys from the Wild Boa...
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Elon Musk joins effort to free Thai boys from cave, as immediate diving attempt ruled out

Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur, on Friday dispatched engineers from his companies, SpaceX and The Boring Company, to Thailand to help with the rescue of 12 young boys and their football coach who have been trapped for two weeks in the Tham Luang caves of northern Chiang Rai province. Mr Musk initially responded to requests for help from Twitter users, but later outlined a more detailed strategy using his companies’ pumps, battery packs and tubes, to help the boys, aged 11-16, escape the...
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