Newly discovered dreadful virus in China

Main Points:

Mojiang paramyxovirus (MojV) is a newly discovered dreadful virus in Yunnan Province of China. It has genetic similarity to henipaviruses and other members of family Paramyxoviridae. Its potential reservoir is rodents (rats).

Notes:

Following notes have been taken from Science NOW’s article “A New Killer Virus in China?” (http://goo.gl/eCNZnZ). 

Newly discovered dreadful virus (Credit: Usman Zafar Paracha / SayPeople.com)
Newly discovered dreadful virus (Credit: Usman Zafar Paracha / SayPeople.com)

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