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Human infections by Bornaviruses: are they real? Volume 26, issue 4, Juillet-Août 2022


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Institut toulousain des maladies infectieuses et inflammatoires (Infinity), Université de Toulouse, Inserm, CNRS, UPS, Toulouse, France
Correspondance : D. Gonzalez-Dunia

The reality of human infections by Bornaviridae (and particularly by mammalian Orthobornaviruses BoDV-1 and BoDV-2) has long been the centre of debate and controversies. New data, however, have profoundly modified the game by providing strong and unambiguous pieces of evidence, even if many points still need to be clarified. This review aims at presenting the current state of the question, based on today’s knowledge.