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Borna disease: An infectious neurological disease that affects warm-blooded animals. There is disagreement as to whether the virus may be the underlying cause of some cases of mental illness in humans. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Borna disease is available below.
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An encephalomyelitis of horses, sheep and cattle caused by BORNA DISEASE VIRUS. - (Source - Diseases Database)
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