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KUMULUNGUI, Bruce

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Fruit bats as reservoirs of Ebola virus.

Nature, 438, 575-576, 2005.

Order of authorship in the original paper: Leroy, Kumulungui, Pourrut. The authors showed that fruit bats, while asymptomatic, act as reservoirs and potential carriers of Ebola virus in Africa. These bats are eaten by people in Central Africa.

(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.).



Subjects: EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Ebola Virus Disease, VIROLOGY › VIRUSES (by Family) › Filoviridae › Ebolavirus