Marburg and Ebola viruses as aerosol threats.

@article{Leffel2004MarburgAE,
  title={Marburg and Ebola viruses as aerosol threats.},
  author={Elizabeth K Leffel and Douglas S Reed},
  journal={Biosecurity and bioterrorism : biodefense strategy, practice, and science},
  year={2004},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={
          186-91
        }
}
Ebola and Marburg viruses are the sole members of the genus Filovirus in the family Filoviridae. There has been considerable media attention and fear generated by outbreaks of filoviruses because they can cause a severe viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) syndrome that has a rapid onset and high mortality. Although they are not naturally transmitted by aerosol, they are highly infectious as respirable particles under laboratory conditions. For these and other reasons, filoviruses are classified as… CONTINUE READING

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