Special Pathogens Research Network Limited Uganda

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Viruses

1.      Arbo-viruses

a. Bunya-e.g. Rift Valley Fever,  Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever, Hantaan, Hanta   

b. Toga-e.g. Alpha virus (e.g. sinbis), Rubi virus, Pesti virus, and Arteri virus.

c. Flavi-, Yellow Fever, dengue, Japanese Encephalitis, kyasanur dx, omsk-Rusia, west-nile fever ,

2. Haemorrhagic Fever viruses

a. Arenaviridae (Lassa fever viruses)

b. Filoviridae (Ebola and Marburg viruses)

3. Ortho-pox-virus

4. Nipah and Hendra- viruses

5. Rabies virus

6. All viruses when they are involved as disease of poverty in difficult hard to reach areas in resource limited countries. We streghten the health systems to reduce mis-diagnosis