New mutations helped Ebola virus infect more victims during latest outbreak, studies say

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 13:31 in Biology & Nature

The Ebola virus that went on a deadly three-year rampage in West Africa before it was smothered earlier this year was on the move in more ways than one. Two new studies show that, in the course of the West African epidemic, the Ebola virus underwent evolutionary changes that made it more deadly...

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