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Virus identified in same region, from same bats as SARS coronavirus

9 April 2018

The VS virus is in the genus Vesiculovirus, in the family Rhabdoviridae. Rhabdoviridae have a bullet-shaped virion, measure approximately 75 by 180...

Cover for Rift Valley fever virus

The virus is a member of the family Bunyaviridae, genus Phlebotomus. The virus is 90-110 nm in diameter, with an internal core of single stranded RNA...


Six distinct genetic lineages can be distinguished within the genus Lyssavirus by cross-protection tests (Smith et al., 1973; Baer, 1991), namely the...

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The leishmaniases are a group of infectious diseases that affect humans, domestic and wild animals and are caused by members of the genus...


JEV is classified into the genus Flavivirus of the family Flaviviridae. The virus is spherical, about 40 nm in diameter and enveloped; it contains...


Eastern equine encephalitis is caused by a member of the genus Alphavirus of the family Togaviridae. The disease was first recorded in the USA,...


Many mammals are subclinically infected with tickborne encephalitis virus, whereas clinical disease is mostly observed in dogs, leading to...


Mammalian orthoreoviruses (MRVs) have a wide geographic distribution and have been isolated from many mammals, including humans, rodents, horses,...


A tentative novel member of the genus Lyssavirus, designated as Kotalahti bat lyssavirus, was detected in a Brandt's bat (Myotis brandtii) in Finland. Based on phylogenetic analysis, the virus differs from other known lyssaviruses, being closely related to Khujand virus, Aravan virus, Bokeloh bat...

Nokireki, T.; Tammiranta, N.; Kokkonen, U. M.; Kantala, T.; Gadd, T.
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 3, pp 593-596

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