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A November 2012 article in Nature by Weingartl et al. experimentally demonstrates Zaire-Ebola transmission from pigs to cynomolgus macaques without direct contact. Such transmission had not been demonstrated previously. The full text PDF is attached, and is also available at: http://www.nature.com/srep/2012/121115/srep00811/full/srep00811.html