Human metapneumovirus: Lessons learned over the first decade

  • Schildgen V
  • van den Hoogen B
  • Fouchier R
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It has been 10 years since human metapneumovirus (HMPV) was identified as a causative agent of respiratory illness in humans. Since then, numerous studies have contributed to a substantial body of knowledge on many aspects of HMPV. This review summarizes our current knowledge on HMPV, HMPV disease pathogenesis, and disease intervention strategies and identifies a number of areas with key questions to be addressed in the future.

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  • Verena Schildgen

  • Bernadette van den Hoogen

  • Ron Fouchier

  • Ralph A. Tripp

  • Rene Alvarez

  • Catherine Manoha

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