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J. ter Meulen



Virus—Lloviu virus, new filovirus from bat Miniopterus schreibersii in Spain.

Pathogenesis—role of host genetics and cytokines.

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date: 19 September 2021

Filoviruses are large RNA viruses, of which Ebola virus and Marburg virus cause the most severe forms of viral haemorrhagic fever and have been best-studied because of fear of their misuse as bioterrorism agents. These are zoonotic viruses with reservoirs, most likely fruit-eating bats, in the rainforests of tropical Africa, where they cause sporadic infections and outbreaks among great apes and humans....

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