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Cross-species jumps may play unexpectedly big role in virus evolution


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Posted 09 March 2017 - 10:30 AM

On occasion, a virus may jump from one host species to another and adapt to the new host. Such cross-species transmission happens more often than expected, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens, and it may play a much bigger role in virus evolution than previously thought.

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