Marburg Virus Disease Detected in West Africa for First Time
Marburg Virus Disease Detected in West Africa for First Time
The finding of the Ebola-like disease, which killed a man in Guinea, has prompted public health measures.
Marburg Virus Disease Detected in West Africa for First Time
Marburg Virus Disease Detected in West Africa for First Time

The finding of the Ebola-like disease, which killed a man in Guinea, has prompted public health measures.

The finding of the Ebola-like disease, which killed a man in Guinea, has prompted public health measures.

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Two New Coronaviruses Make the Leap into Humans
Two New Coronaviruses Make the Leap into Humans
Amanda Heidt | May 20, 2021
Two viruses from dogs and pigs were isolated from human patients, but neither was proven to cause severe disease or to transmit to other people.
COVID-19’s Origins Need Further Investigation, Say Scientists
COVID-19’s Origins Need Further Investigation, Say Scientists
Catherine Offord | May 14, 2021
A letter signed by 18 researchers argues that hypotheses about zoonotic spillover or accidental lab release both “remain viable” in the absence of additional evidence.
Q&A: New Tool Ranks Viruses by Their Risk of Jumping to Humans
Q&A: New Tool Ranks Viruses by Their Risk of Jumping to Humans
Jef Akst | Apr 9, 2021
Researchers involved in a long-term project to identify viruses of concern have now assessed the risk factors that could help forecast which pathogens are the most likely to spillover from wildlife to people.