Bwamba virus

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Bwam·ba vi·rus

a species of Bunyavirus in the family Bunyaviridae; associated with cases of Bwamba fever in Uganda.
[Bwamba, forest in Uganda where first isolated]

Bwamba virus

A negative-sense, singled-stranded RNA virus of the genus Orthobunyavirus, family Bunyaviridae, which associates with RNA-dependent RNA polymerase. It causes Bwamba fever, a mild disease that occurs in East Africa, which poses a clinical differential with malaria.


forest in Uganda.
Bwamba virus - genus Bunyavirus, family Bunyaviridae; causes mild infection and unidentified fevers; often mistaken for malaria.