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Bombali Ebolavirus in Mops condylurus Bats (Molossidae), Mozambique

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We detected Bombali ebolavirus RNA in 3 free-tailed bats (Mops condylurus, Molossidae) in Mozambique. Sequencing of the large protein gene revealed 98% identity with viruses previously detected in Sierra Leone, Kenya, and Guinea. Our findings further support the suspected role of Mops condylurus bats in maintaining Bombali ebolavirus.
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hal-04095238 , version 1 (11-05-2023)

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Camille Lebarbenchon, Steven M Goodman, Axel O G Hoarau, Gildas Le Minter, Andréa dos Santos, et al.. Bombali Ebolavirus in Mops condylurus Bats (Molossidae), Mozambique. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2022, 28 (12), pp.2583 - 2585. ⟨10.3201/eid2812.220853⟩. ⟨hal-04095238⟩
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