Lassa Virus- An Overview

Lassa Virus

Structure of Lassa Virus The virus is a single-stranded RNA virus belonging to the virus family Arenaviridae. Figure: Structure of Lassa Virus, Source: Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics The virion is spherical particles with an average diameter of 90–110 nm. Lassa virus is a single-stranded RNA virus that is enveloped in lipid with glycoprotein spikes protruding from the outside surface. Glycoproteins on …

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