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Dengue virus

Dengue virus classification harmonization

This page will be used to present information about an ongoing proposal to harmonize the classification of dengue virus in relation to a forthcoming paper by Lize Cuypers, Pieter Libin, Peter Simmonds, Ann Nowé, Jorge Muñoz-Jordán, Luiz Alcantara, Anne-Mieke Vandamme, Gilberto Santiago, and Kristof Theys.

This proposal is a collaboration between scientists of KU Leuven, University of Brussels, CDC, ICTV, the University of Oxford and the Fiocruz Institute in Brazil. We welcome all scientists interested in joining our efforts in revising the current classification of dengue virus. For further information, please contact Updates on these discussions and follow-up analyses will be published on this page.