Informative Speech On Rhino Virus

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First off let me explain what a virus even is. A virus is a biological agent that will replicate itself inside of cells of a living host. The host cell is then made to make up to thousands of the same copies of the original virus at a moderate rate. Some people may ask including myself how would a virus get from one host (a living being) to another? Let 's say you are sitting next to some who has the common cold also known as the Rhino Virus. That person sneezes near you and then you unintentionally inhale the virus particle. Now the virus particle will stick to the lining of your nose. Since the virus has its new host it is able to hijack the cells and start reproducing inside of you. The host cell will burst and the virus will spread into …show more content…
“Flu” is actually just an alias for the notorious virus the scientific name is influenza. Some signs of the flu is a fever or feeling of feverish/chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, fatigue, and even vomiting or diarrhea. Many experts have come to the conclusion that the virus will spread by tiny droplets when people with the flu cough, sneeze, or talk. These droplet may land in the mouth or on the noses of people that are in close proximity. The less common way to contract the flu would be touching an object that all ready has the virus on it and then proceeding to touch your own mouth, eyes and/or nose. The symptoms of the flu will develop about 24 hours after you contracted the virus. This means there is a period in which you do not know you have the virus and spreading it during this period is very common. Some people are more susceptible to developing the illness than others. Specifically people who are 65 years and older, people who contain certain chronic medical conditions, pregnant women, and young children. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has some preventive actions you can take everyday. Some of these include staying away from people who are sick, covering coughs and very frequent handwashing. These steps can be used to prevent many viruses not just the

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