Some common probabilistic misunderstandings linked to Covid-19

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[19] The following paper compares the bat CoV antibodies in 218 residents from four villages in Jinning County, Yunnan province, located 1.1 to 6 km from bat caves with a control group made of 240 people living in Wuhan. 6 residents in Jinning returned a positive test for Bat CoV antibodies, none in Wuhan. Ning Wang: Shi-Yue Li, Xing-Lou Yang, Hui-Min Huang, Yu-Ji Zhang, Hua Guo, Chu-Ming Luo, Maureen Miller, Guangjian Zhu, Aleksei A. Chmura, Emily Hagan, Ji-Hua Zhou, Yun-Zhi Zhang, Lin-Fa Wang, Peter Daszak, Zheng-Li Shi. ‘Serological Evidence of Bat SARS-Related Coronavirus Infection in Humans, China’. Jan 2018. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6178078/

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Gilles Demaneuf

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