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Pathogenesis and transmission of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus
Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) is an emerging arboviral pathogen that affects the Americas. Outbreaks can involve hundreds- of- thousands of equines and humans, spread over large geographic regions, and can ...
Characterization of the entry mechanisms utilized by the alphavirus venezuelan equine encephalitis virus to infect mosquito cells
Venezuelan equine encephalitis eirus (VEEV) is a New World alphavirus that can cause fatal encephalitis in humans. VEEV is an enveloped, positive-strand RNA virus that is transmitted by a mosquito vector. Most research ...
Evolutionary influences on the reduction in enzootic circulation and human incidence of western equine encephalitis
Understanding the evolutionary and ecological circumstances in which arboviruses emerge into naïve geographical areas is critical for the development of targeted maintenance and prevention strategies. In order to develop ...