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Rift Valley fever: biology and epidemiology

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Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a mosquito-borne viral zoonosis that was first discovered in Kenya in 1930 and is now endemic throughout multiple African countries and the Arabian Peninsula. RVF virus primarily infects domestic livestock (sheep, goats, cattle) causing high rates of neonatal mortality and abortion, with human infection resulting in a wide variety of clinical outcomes, ranging from self-limiting febrile illness to life-threatening haemorrhagic diatheses, and miscarriage in pregnant ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1099/jgv.0.001296

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Jenner Institute
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8114-1838
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Structural Biology
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8066-8785
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4911-6333
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Publisher:
Microbiology Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of General Virology Journal website
Volume:
100
Issue:
8
Pages:
1187-1199
Publication date:
2019-08-01
Acceptance date:
2019-06-16
DOI:
EISSN:
1465-2099
ISSN:
0022-1317
Pmid:
31310198
Language:
English
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Subtype:
Review
Pubs id:
1035779
Local pid:
pubs:1035779
Deposit date:
2021-07-19

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