Family of enveloped RNA viruses with spherical particles 40-50nm in diameter. Only genus is Flavivirus. Cause dengue haemorrhagic fever, Japanese encephalitis, tick-borne encephalitis and yellow fever (the latter being the source of the name).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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