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Volume 27, Number 12—December 2021

Novel Filoviruses, Hantavirus, and Rhabdovirus in Freshwater Fish, Switzerland, 2017

Melanie M. Hierweger, Michel C. Koch, Melanie Rupp, Piet Maes, Nicholas Di Paola, Rémy Bruggmann, Jens H. Kuhn, Heike Schmidt-Posthaus1, and Torsten Seuberlich1Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland (M.M. Hierweger, M.C. Koch, M. Rupp, R. Bruggmann, H. Schmidt-Posthaus, T. Seuberlich); KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (P. Maes); US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Frederick, Maryland, USA (N. Di Paola); Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, Frederick (J. H. Kuhn)

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Pairwise distances of complete or coding-complete genome nucleotide sequences between the newly identified Fiwi virus, Huángjiāo virus, and the closest related mammalian filovirus, Bombali virus*

Virus Virus
Fiwi Oberland Kander Huángjiāo
Oberland 66%
Kander 37% 62%
Huángjiāo 49% 64% 49%
Bombali 86% 87% 87% 86%

*Fiwi virus, GenBank accession no. MN510772; Oberland virus, GenBank accession no. MN510773; Kander virus, GenBank accession no. MW093492; Bombali virus, GenBank accession no.MK340750. Oberland and Kander virus sequences are not coding complete and were compared on the basis of the available incomplete sequences.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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