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anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

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a harmful or corrupting agency

a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer

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Tahyna virus genetics, infectivity, and immunogenicity in mice and monkeys.
1 320 40 40 2 320 640 ([double dagger]) 40 3 320 40 40 4 320 20,480 5,120 5 ND ND ND ([section]) 6 ND ND ND ([section]) 7 >640 40 80 8 320 <20 <20 9 160 40 <40 10 160 20 40 11 320 40 80 12 320 20 40 13 160 40 40 14 >640 <20 20 15 640 40 40 16 1,280 5,120 1,280 17 320 <20 <20 * CHATV, Chatanga virus; HSV, herpes viruses; IFA, indirect immunofluorescence; INKV, Inkoo virus; MS, multiple sclerosis; ND, PCR not done; PRNT, plaque reduction neutralization test; TAHV, Tahyna virus; -, no underlying illness.
Isolation of Tahyna virus (California antigenic group, family Bunyaviridae) from the blood of febrile patients in the Tadzhik SSR [in Russian].
Among the remaining zoonotic arboviruses included in the Table, Tahyna virus is the most common.
One study showed that hedgehogs are susceptible to even small amounts of Tahyna virus of the family Bunvaviridae and may produce a viremia level sufficient to ensure infection of mosquitoes (24).
Comparison of the prevalence of neutralizing antibodies to Tahyna virus by age groups after the floods in central Bohemia in 2002 and southern Moravia in 1997 * ([dagger]) CB 2002, % SM 1997, % Age (y) n positive n positive 0-9 18 5.6 39 0.0 10-19 53 0.0 49 8.2 20-29 74 5.4 128 19.5 30-39 69 17.4 79 63.3 40-49 62 11.3 80 62.5 50-59 86 19.8 90 81.1 60-69 78 32.1 59 79.7 [greater than or equal to] 70 57 28.1 95 88.4 * CB, central Bohemia; SM, southern Moravia; n, number of residents examined.
In contrast, a high frequency was observed against Tahyna virus (31% in humans and 9% in horses), a Bunyavirus belonging to the California group that induces febrile illness with central nervous system signs and has been reported in many countries in Europe as well as in Africa and Asia (22).
Several other human pathogens (e.g., Jamestown Canyon virus, La Crosse virus, and Tahyna virus) also belong to the California serogroup.