A Bat of the Species Neoromicia cf. zuluensis (image) University of Bonn Share Print E-Mail Caption In this animal the scientists from the University of Bonn, Germany, and from South Africa found a virus that is genetically more closely related to MERS-CoV than any other known virus. Credit M. Corrie Schoeman/University of KwaZulu-Natal Usage Restrictions The photo only may be used with the press release. Share Print E-Mail 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.