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1918 influenza evolution

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Fri Mar 24 03:20:16 EST 1995

robertsa at cbil.humgen.upenn.edu (Anjeanette Roberts) wrote:
>.......  Recombination is no more likely in flu than 
> in other single-stranded RNA viruses. ....

I was under the impression that recombination rates in  RNA viruses 
varied greatly from 'species' to 'species', such
that some viruses (e.g.coronaviruses) recombine at a very high rate,
whereas others recombine rarely. Am I completely wrong?


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