The virus was found in Rousettus bats in M?nglà County, Yunnan Province, southern China (Credit: Rajesh ...

A team of scientists in China and Singapore just published findings in the journal Nature Microbiology describing a new genus of filovirus detected in bats in Southern China. The new virus is evolutionarily similar to the notorious Ebola and Marburg viruses, and while there is no current threat of a human outbreak, the researchers suspect it is capable of interspecies transmission.

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