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  • n. A viral disease afflicting pigs and some non-human primates, attacking muscle tissue and the central nervous system.


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  • I started with the foot and mouth virus and then, in Kingsley Sanders 'laboratory at Carshalton near London, I was proud to identify for the first time an infectious double-stranded RNA from cells infected with the murine encephalomyocarditis virus, a small single-stranded RNA virus.

    Luc Montagnier - Autobiography


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