Background Paper Aspects of Coronavirus Evolution
The word “evolution” usually evokes thoughts of events which occurred in the distant past, but it is self-evidently an ongoing process. The application of intense selective pressure, for example by the wide-spread use of vaccination, and also the transport of infected animals over large distances may have contributed to what may be considered “short-term” evolution. Papers relevant to putative Coronavirus evolution in both recent and distant time-scales are presented in this volume.
KeywordsInfectious Bronchitis Virus Mouse Hepatitis Virus Murine Hepatitis Virus Murine Hepatitis Virus Strain Porcine Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus
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