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Nipah virus (NiV) is an emerging and serious viral zoonotic disease that carries with it a high case fatality rate (in the ballpark of 70% or more).
NiV is an enveloped RNA virus and along with Hendra...
By Ian M. Mackay, PhD
What is HTLV-1?
HTLV-1 is a human delta retrovirus assigned to the genusDeltaretrovirus, species Primate T-lymphotropic virus 1 . It was first described in 1980.
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