Copyright © 2020 Batovska et al. Here, we report the detection of a novel alphavirus in Australian mosquitoes, provisionally named Yada Yada virus (YYV). Phylogenetic analysis indicated that YYV belongs to the mosquito-specific alphavirus complex. The assembled genome is 11,612 nucleotides in length and encodes two open reading frames.
This work was funded by the Biosciences Research Innovation Fund Program provided by the Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts, and Regions. The Victorian Arbovirus Disease Control Program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. J.B. is supported by an Australian Government research training program scholarship. E.C.H. is supported by an Australian Research Council Australian Laureate fellowship (FL170100022).
Biosciences Research Innovation Fund Program by the Victorian Department of Jobs, Precincts, and Regions
Department of Health and Human Services
Australian Government research training program scholarship
Australian Research Council Australian Laureate fellowship | FL170100022
JournalMicrobiology Resource Announcements
PublisherAmerican Society for Microbiology
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