Bats' Link to Ebola Finally Solved
Dr. Uriel Dan Kitron, faculty member in Population Biology, Ecology and Evolution, is mentioned in an article that discusses the five steps required for a virus to ‘spill over’ from bats to humans.
“Spillover isn’t easy. We have a biased picture because we only know of the success stories,” said Kitron. But bats have co-existed with these viruses for thousands or even millions of years, which led scientists to ask why they have only been spilling over to humans on a significant basis since the mid-1990s.
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