This Week in PLOS

A PLOS One study introduces a polyomavirus capable of causing tracheobronchitis in dolphins. Columbia University's Ian Lipkin and colleagues from Columbia, SeaWorld, and elsewhere identified the virus — dubbed Dolphin polyomavirus 1, or DPyV-1 — in an ailing short-beaked common dolphin calf in San Diego that ultimately succumbed to its infection.

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In PLOS this week: phylogenetic study of hepatitis E viruses in Swedish moose, recombination sites in the honeybee genome, and more.

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