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Kyasanur Forest Disease • India

KFD Distribution In India

Introduction: Kyasanur forest disease? Kyasanur forest disease (KFD) is caused by Kyasanur forest disease virus (KFDV). Kyasanur forest disease virus (KFDV) is of zoonotic origin (originating from animals). KFD virus belongs to Russian Spring Summer Encephalitis group, a member of family Flaviviridae. KFDV was identified in 1957 when it was …

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