Study finds no sign Ebola virus is mutating out of control

March 26, 2015 6:02 PM

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There is no sign the Ebola virus is mutating in an accelerated way that could make it more virulent or thwart vaccines or drugs under development despite some earlier fears to the contrary, researchers said on Thursday.

Earlier analyses had suggested to some experts that the virus might have been mutating at twice the rate observed in previous outbreaks, raising fears it could become even deadlier.

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