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Rinderpest, or cattle plague, was declared eradicated in 2011. But many research institutes still have samples of the rinderpest virus in storage. Disease experts want those samples destroyed.
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Maize streak Reunion virus (MSRV) is a member of the Mastrevirus genus in the family Geminiviridae.
This question has come up in my life innumerable times in the last 40 years that I have been interested in viruses – and I find that debate on it often becomes theological in its intensity, with proponents muttering things like “They’re just intracellular parasitic molecules!”, or “Of course they’re alive – they evolve, don’t they?” 1,354 more words
That’s right: a new header graphic after lo, these many years.
Something old: Maize streak virus, in all its geminate glory, on the left. Picture taken by RG (Bob) Milne in Cape Town, 1978. 32 more words