New Ebola virus found in bats, potential to infect humans

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New York – A new Ebola virus species discovered in bats in Sierra Leone has never been detected in sick humans or other animals, a new study shows.

It’s the first finding of its type, according to the researchers.

The newly identified species – called Bombali – has the potential to infect human cells. But it’s not known whether it has already caused human infections or if it is harmful to humans. Continue Reading…