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1

Desribe some of the different types of Flaviviruses.

2

Describe the basic structure of the alphavirus and flaviviruses Structure.

3

Describe the epidemiology of the alpha and flaviviruses.

4

What are some of the vectors for alpha and flaviviruses?

5

What are some of the known reservoirs for viruses?

6

What is the difference in structure between the alpha and flaviviruses?

7

Where in mosquitos do viruses tend to replicate?

The salivary gland

8

Describe the man-arthropod-man transmission cycle.

9

Describe the animal-arthropod vector-man transmission cycle.

10

Describe the arboviral pathogenesis (encephalitis).

11

Describe the diseases caused by arboviruses.

12

Describe the pathogenesis of dengue fever.

13

Describe the risk factors reported for DHF/DHS.

14

Describe the general characteristics of yellow fever.

15

Describe the clinical presentation of yellow fever. 

16

Describe the west nile virus transmission cycle.

17

Describe the west nile virus maintenance in nature.

18

Describe the pathogenesis of west nile virus.

19

What are some of the clinical symptoms of Zika virus.

20

What is the general structure of the bunyaviruses.

21

Describe the general characteristics of the Hantaviruses.

22

What tends to be the main carrier of the Hantaviruses?

23

Describe the transmission of the Hantaviruses.

24

What are the clinical features of the Hantaviruses disease.

25

Describe the characteristics of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome.

26

How can one make a diagnosis of hantavirus

27

Describe the treatment and prevention of Hantavirus.

28

Describe the ecological features of the important Phleboviruses (Rift Valley Fever and Sandfly Fever).

29

Rift Valley Fever outbreaks correspond to?

Amount of rainfall due to stagnant water leading to mosquito breading

30

Describe the pathogenesis of Rift valley Fever Viruses in Humans.