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Fast-spreading virus could help to slash rabies in vampire bats

Common vampire bats roosting together

Rabies outbreaks in vampire bats could be sharply reduced with the use of a vaccine carried by a harmless virus. Credit: Daniel Streicker

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Nature 615, 769 (2023)



  1. Griffiths, M. E., Meza, D. K., Haydon, D. T. & Streicker, D. G. Proc. Natl Acad. Sci. USA 120, e2216667120 (2023).

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