Tag: Identification

Detection and Genetic Analysis of Songling Virus in Haemaphysalis concinna near the China-North Korea Border

Songling Virus in Haemaphysalis concinna

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal. Songling virus (SGLV) is a spherical, enveloped, fragmented, negative-stranded RNA virus belonging to the genus Orthonairovirus in the Nairoviridae family. SGLV is transmitted by ticks and can cause disease in humans. This study identified and characterized SGLV in Haemaphysalis concinna ticks collected in 2023 in the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture (China) near the […]