Morbillivirus

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Morbillivirus
Virus classification
Group: Group V ((-)ssRNA)
Order: Mononegavirales
Family: Paramyxoviridae
Genus: Morbillivirus
Type species
Measles virus
Species

Canine distemper virus
Cetacean morbillivirus
Feline morbillivirus
Measles virus
Peste-des-petits-ruminants virus
Phocine distemper virus
Rinderpest virus

Morbillivirus is a genus belonging to the Paramyxoviridae family of viruses in the order Mononegavirales. Currently known species include Canine distemper virus, Cetacean morbillivirus, Measles virus, Peste-des-petits-ruminants virus, Phocine distemper virus, and Rinderpest virus. Feline morbillivirus is also a member of this genus.

Many members of the genus cause diseases, such as rinderpest and measles, and are highly infectious.

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