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New bat-borne virus discovered in China

March 29, 2019

Bats are particularly well-known carriers of viruses which can be fatal to humans – the recent discovery of an Ebola-like virus by Chinese and Singaporean scientists in the liver of fruit bats in Yunnan Province, China, is therefore potentially dangerous. Named after Mengla County, the ‘Mengla’ virus belongs to the small but deadly family of […]

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