Recently, a new type of virus — dubbed ‘mirusvirus' — was discovered by analyzing the data collected by researchers. It was determined to be ubiquitous in sunlit oceans and to share genetic similarity with both herpesviruses and so-called giant viruses.
Faculty of Medicine
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada E2L4L5