Pangolin health sampling (IMAGE) Wildlife Conservation Society Caption An oral swab is collected from a pangolin by WCS wildlife health professionals at a wildlife rescue center in Viet Nam. Samples collected from pangolins confiscated from the illegal wildlife trade were screened for coronaviruses and other pathogens at Vietnamese research and diagnostic laboratories. Credit WCS Viet Nam Usage Restrictions For one-time use for stories directly related to this news release License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.