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Ebola: The Hidden Thread

The family, filoviridae, of which the virus in question belongs, allows us to conjure up an image of the perpetrator; after all, the Latin filum alludes to its’¬†filamentous structure. A hidden threadlike set of molecules indeed.¬†All filoviruses that have caused disease in humans have been endemic to sub-Saharan Africa only and it is here, in West Africa to be more

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