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1

This harbours high concentration of viruses

Amplifying host

2

This harbours low concentration of viruses

Dead-end host

3

Arthropod-borne viruses are highly dependent on the availability of?

Amplifying hosts

4

It is the process by which viruses are maintained over the winter period

Overwintering

5

A process by which the parent mosquito passes the virus to its egg

Vertical transmission

6

Infection cycle occurring between a vector and an animal vertebrate host in a jungle environment

Sylvan cycle

7

Sylvan cycle is also known as

Jungle cycle

8

Infection cycle occurring between a vector and a human host in a populated area

Urban cycle

9

Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis virus belongs to which family?

Togaviridae

10

Why is the second infection of dengue more severe than 3rd and 4th infections?

Because of secondary immune response.

11

Manor cause of vascular leakage

Flavivirus NS1 protein