Tag: Ribonucleic Acid

Mutating Ebola Virus Warning: Medical Microbiologist says it’s already changing

While the numbers surrounding the Ebola epidemic in West Africa are scary enough — the death toll is nearing 5,000, and a possible infection rate of 50,000 has been forecast —mutation, a single word, may be more worrisome than all of the virus’s epidemiological statistics put together. According to medical microbiologist Michael McCann, Ph.D., professor of biology and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Joseph’s University...

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