FIGURE 234-2

Ebola virus particle: the first transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virion in a culture of Vero cells inoculated with a blood sample from a patient from the 1976 Zaire outbreak of Ebola virus disease. Shown is the typical and unique filamentous and pleomorphic structure of filovirions. (PHIL ID#1833, taken by Dr. Fredrick A. Murphy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

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