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Poxviridae is a family of viruses. Human, vertebrates, and arthropods serve as natural hosts. There are currently 69 species in this family, divided among 28 genera. Diseases associated with this family include smallpox.[1][2]

Four genera of poxviruses may infect humans: orthopoxvirus, parapoxvirus, yatapoxvirus, molluscipoxvirus.

The main article for this category is Poxviridae.
  1. ^ "Viral Zone". ExPASy. Retrieved 15 June 2015. 
  2. ^ ICTV. "Virus Taxonomy: 2014 Release". Retrieved 15 June 2015.