Chinese scientists discover 1,445 new viruses
The research was led by a team of scientists at the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with the findings published online in the journal Nature Thursday.

The discovery of the new RNA (ribonucleic acid) virus species will challenge current rules in classifying viruses, said Zhang Yongzhen, researcher with CDC's National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.....