Lassa virus

noun

Medical Definition of Lassa virus

: a single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Arenavirus (species Lassa virus) that causes Lassa fever

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“Lassa virus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Lassa%20virus. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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