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Serological Evidence of Ebola Virus Infection in Indonesian Orangutans →

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers have historically been largely confined to Sub-Saharan Africa but this recent study indicates the presence of serological evidence for Ebola virus infection in orangutangs Indonesia. However, due to the small population of Orangutangs in the region it is unlikely that they are the reservoir for this infection as the virus is rapidly lethal so a large population would be necessary to ensure onward transmission. 

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