Lebombo

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Lebombo,

region of the Congo, Africa.
Lebombo virus - genus Orbivirus, family Reoviridae.
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The genus Orbivirus was named for the ring-shaped capsomers making up the inner capsid (orbi is Latin for ring) and contains Kemerovo virus (an arbovirus transmitted by ticks causing febrile illness in Siberia), Orungo virus (a mosquito-borne virus that causes febrile illness in Africa), Lebombo virus (a rare, possibly mosquito-borne virus that causes febrile illness in Nigeria), and Changuinola virus (a fly transmitted virus that causes febrile illness in Panama).