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How many herpesviruses have been discovered?

Many vertebrate and non-vertebrate species can be infected by different herpesviruses. Watch Dr. Laura Benítez explain about the diseases they induce.

Would you have imagined that herpesviruses could infect oysters?

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  • Do you know if there are vaccines for some of the notifiable herpesvirus infections which affect chickens (eg. avian infectious laryngotracheitis), swine (Aujeszky disease) or cattle (infectious bovine rhinothracheitis)?

  • Which countries have reported high mortalities in Pacific oysters associated with herpesvirus in Europe? Consult the document Final Report OsHV-1 µVar from the International Workshop.

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Animal Viruses: Their Transmission and the Diseases They Produce

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