Togavirus

Model of western equine encephalitis virus, part of the Togavirus family of viruses

Togavirus is a family of alphaviruses in the genus Flavivirus that include the viruses responsible for rubella (german measles), yellow fever, dengue fever and some forms of encephalitis.

Most are arboviruses (transmitted to humans by an insect bite).

(Last modified: 3rd Nov 2014)

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