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Ebola virus (EBOV) was the best-known and most extensively studied member of the Filoviridae family (Mononegavirales order) long before the shattering 2013–2016 West African epidemic. The virologic taxon Filoviridae was defined in 1982 and subsequently amended regularly to accommodate changes.
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Feldmann, Heinz, Armand Sprecher, and Thomas W. Geisbert. 2020. "Ebola." New England Journal of Medicine 382 (19):1832-42.