Filovirus

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Ummmmmmm… Hmmm… Filoviruses are ancient and integrated into mammalian genomes Hmmmmmm… Unexpected Inheritance: Multiple Integrations of Ancient Bornavirus and Ebolavirus/Marburgvirus Sequences in Vertebrate Genomes– This first comprehensive study of its kind demonstrates that the sources of genetic inheritance in vertebrate genomes are considerably more diverse than previously appreciated. No… no… PLOS received this paper first,…

One of the scary things about filoviruses (eg Ebola, Marburg)… is that we dont know where they comes from. We know how polio is transmitted. We know how HIV-1 is transmitted. We know how influenza is transmitted. We know how rabies is transmitted. Even if you dont have good vaccines or good therapies, if you…