Distribution range of Ebola virus carriers in Africa may be larger than previously assumed

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 14:30 in Biology & Nature

Zaire ebolavirus is among the deadliest of all known Ebola viruses for humans and is most likely transmitted by various species of bats. New models show where these species may thrive in Africa. The results of the study suggest a wider range of distribution for the bat and fruit bat species than previously assumed.

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