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- proper noun A taxonomic
familywithin the order Mononegavirales— the arenaviruses.
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The virus, a member of the virus family en: Arenaviridae, causes en: Lassa fever.
ST-669 is SIGA's lead broad-spectrum antiviral candidate compound for viruses in the Poxviridae, Filoviridae, Bunyaviridae, Arenaviridae, Flaviviridae, Togaviridae, Retroviridae, and Picornaviridae families.
The results of tests conducted at the Special Pathogens Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) of the National Health Laboratory Service in Johannesburg, and at the Special Pathogens and Infectious Disease Pathology branches of the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, USA, provide preliminary evidence that the causative agent of the disease which has resulted in the recent deaths of 3 people from Zambia and South Africa, is a virus from the Arenaviridae family.
WHO | New virus from Arenaviridae family in South Africa and Zambia - Update Jean Snow - Tuesday October, 14 2008 05: 05 AM PDT
New virus from Arenaviridae family in South Africa and Zambia - Update