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Noun1.alphavirus - an arbovirus of the family Togaviridae that can cause a variety of encephalitis in horses
Togaviridae - a family of arboviruses carried by arthropods
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
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(34) Not much data is available on MAYV treatment, but drugs and therapies are administrated similar to other alphavirus infections that have a clinical course comparable to mayaro infection, such as chikungunya and Ross River viruses.
The university and the company entered into a collaboration in September last year, following preclinical studies which showed the drug significantly alleviated the severity of alphavirus infections, including Ross River virus and the related chikungunya.