Undiscovered potential hotspots of Ebola
30 Jul 2017

Undiscovered potential hotspots of Ebola

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A model was developed to identify potential carriers of filoviruses. This was done using an algorithm that analyses traits of filovirus-positive bat species in order to identify hotspots where those species co-occur around the world.

This information can be used to prevent future outbreaks of Ebola viruses in humans and other vulnerable animal populations:

http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/about-massey/news/article.cfm?mnarticle_uuid=3F5EAC9B-E472-38E6-BCF2-15770A3CB5B5

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