Babanki virus (BBKV) is a member of the virus family Togaviridae of Class IV of the Baltimore classification system and the genus Alphavirus.
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... BBKV was first isolated in Babanki in Northwest Cameroon, Africa in 1969 and the disease is also known in Senegal and Madagascar ... It is closely related to another Alphavirus, Sindbis virus and causes similar symptoms in humans like fever, arthralgia or joint pain and a rash ...
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