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University of California - San Francisco
Caption: In research published online September 11, 2013, in the Journal of Virology, researchers led by Charles Chiu, M.D., Ph.D., director of the UCSF Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center, traced the source of the contamination back to tiny diatoms, a type of oceanic algae having nothing to do with human disease.
Credit: Susan Merrell/UCSF
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