Qalyub virus

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Qalyub virus

  1. A taxonomic species within the genus Nairovirus – a tick-transmitted, group V ((-)ssRNA)) virus, not known to cause disease in humans.

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Etymology[edit]

Named after the Egyptian town where it was discovered.

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Qalyub virus (uncountable)

  1. A nairovirus discovered in Egypt, primarily transmitted by the tick Ornithodoros erraticus.