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Hepatitis D: how the virus made the jump from animals to humans

By Laura Bergner, Postdoctoral Research Assistant Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow
Daniel Streicker, Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, University of Glasgow
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The genome of hepatitis D doesn’t resemble any known virus, making its origin a mystery. But by mining virus sequences from genetic datasets, a new study may have found the answer.


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