Argonne X-rays used to help identify a key Lassa virus structure

(DOE/Argonne National Laboratory) Research done at Argonne National Laboratory's Advanced Photon Source was vital to the process of identifying the structure, which provides a guide for designing a Lassa virus vaccine. Lassa virus is endemic to Africa and kills thousands of people a year; it is particularly deadly for pregnant women.
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