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    Why are insect transmitted viruses (arboviruses) silent infections in animal hosts but not in humans?

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    Question: Arboviruses
    Why are insect transmitted viruses (arboviruses) silent infections in animal hosts but not in humans?

    Answer:
    By definition, that "silent infections" you mentioned means "the lack of significant signs and symptoms". Yeah true indeed, while arbovirus infections in humans only produce few signs (such as rash and fever) or no symptoms at all, yet there are also serious diseases in humans brought by arbovirus infection. In fact some of these are potentially fatal as they caused severe encephalitis or inflammation in the brain serious and potentially fatal inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) as well as other complications (pls. see references on DHPE and WiseGeek below).

    Now in as far as animals are concerned, allow me ...

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