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Estimating unknown viruses in mammals

An ambititous project seeks to identify all unknown viruses in mammals to determine the relative risk of infection to humans and to develop strategies to prevent and treat infections before they become pandemics. The pioneering research team is led by Dr. Simon Anthony at Columbia University and Dr. Peter Daszak from EcoHealth Alliance. The team started…

A virus is to blame for the deaths of hundreds of bottlenose dolphins along the East Coast of the United States: