Does the SARS-CoV-2 virus come from bats?

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The whole-genome sequence identity of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is 96.2% similar to a bat

SARS-related coronavirus (SARSr-CoV; RaTG13) collected in China, but less similar to the genomes of SARS-CoV1 (about 79%) or MERS-CoV 50%).  This and other research suggests that  SARS-CoV-2, originated in a bat possibly the pangolin served as an intermediary (pangolins are a delicacy in Asia), from which it was then transmitted to humans. The virus is now spreading by human to human transmission.