Published Online: 29 JAN 2003
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Sanchez, A. 2003. Filoviruses. eLS. .
- Published Online: 29 JAN 2003
Filoviruses are a group of mysterious and highly pathogenic RNA viruses that are primarily associated with equatorial regions of Africa. Filoviruses are genetically related to the more widely known mumps, measles and rabies viruses.
- Ebola virus;
- Marburg virus;
- haemorrhagic fever;
- ribonucleic acid