CONTROL5 - RNA genome. This RNA is 5'-capped and...

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CONTROL: Sanitary: HAV infection may be prevented by ensuring a safe water supply; HBV and HCV may be prevented by testing the blood supply. Immunological: Human immunoglobulin prevents or attenuates HAV and vaccines are under study. A vaccine for HBV is available and effective. A vaccine against HCV is under study. Chemotherapeutic: None. Togaviruses VIRUS: Togaviruses: Alphavirus, Flavivirus GENERAL CONCEPTS: The Togaviruses are divided into two groups; Alphaviruses and Flaviviruses. Togaviruses are enveloped and contain a positive stranded
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Unformatted text preview: RNA genome. This RNA is 5'-capped and 3'-polyadenylated. This group of viruses are called "arboviruses" because their life cycle involves alternating between vertebrates and arthropod vectors, mostly mosquitoes. The Togavirus' natural cycle usually involves birds and mammals and rarely humans with the exception of those responsible for yellow fever and dengue fever. Overall, there are approximately 25 types that are pathogenic for humans....
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