Research for infection protection
enveloped viruses

West Nile virus (WNV)
(enveloped virus)



These viruses have glycoproteins on their envelope, which are potential targets for external influences.

West Nile virus is an enveloped, single-stranded RNA virus in the Flaviviridae family.

It causes the West Nile fever. Patients with immunodepression, tumours and elderly people may develop a severe clinical picture. Neurological complications include meningitis, encephalitis, or meningoencephalitis.

West Nile virus is primarily transmitted by mosquitoes.

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