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  • Herpes Virus

    What is Herpes? Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a viral infection that is caused by multiple herpes viruses. They can produce cold sores, genital inflammation or even conjunctivitis. There are two types of herpes simplex viruses, HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-1 is also known as oral herpes. It can cause cold sores and fever blisters around your mouth and/or on your face. HSV-1 is less contagious than . While as HSV-2 generally is responsible for genital herpes outbreaks. What is Zosters? Zosters is also known as shingles. Zoster is a painful skin rash that's caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV). This rash can develop on one side of the face or body. It forms blisters that typically scab over in 7 to 10 days and clears up within 2…

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  • Zombie Virus

    to create fear and entertainment for ourselves. But is there a possibility of zombie virus, which already exists in the world. Ker Than, for National Geographic News discuses in his article “Zombie Virus" Possible via Rabies-Flu Hybrid?” discusses how the rabies virus is very similar to what we would consider a zombie virus. He discusses that if we mutated the rabies virus we could end up with an actual zombie virus on our hands. For us to mutate the virus we would need to borrow traits…

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  • Pox Virus

    Pox virus is a double DNA virus that is best characterized by lesions that appear on the skin. The virus is identified using an electron microscope to find the brick shaped virions (King 2012). The use of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) can identify which subfamily and genus the strand of pox virus is classified under. The family Poxviridae can be split into two subfamilies Chordopoxvirinae (vertebrate pox virus) and Entomopoxvirinae (insect pox virus) (Bracht et al 2005, King 2012). The…

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  • The Flu Virus

    Influenza known as The Flu can easily be spread by coughing, sneezing, eating, or drinking after someone. The virus is a serious disease and is caused by Influenza A and B viruses, it is more likely to occur during the winter time. The virus can be mild to severe and sometimes it can lead to death. The Signs and symptoms include fever, chills, headache, drowsiness, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, sore throat, and lethargy (Robertson, 2016, Pg. 345). The doctors usually can diagnose if you have…

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  • Influenza Virus

    A) The infection process of a vertebrate virus consists of 6 stages. Provide the name for each stage and provide details of the events that take place at each stage using Influenza virus A as the model. The 6 stages consist of: Attachment, Penetration, Uncoating, Biosynthesis, Assembly, and Release. Attachment is when the virus attaches or “locks” itself onto an acceptable cell. This occurs because a protein receptor is recognized by the virus and the virus attaches to the cell.…

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  • Ebola Virus

    The Ebola virus is gaining worldwide fame due to its sensational outbreak originating from Sierra Leone. The outbreaks of the virus have been recognized and effectively dealt with in the past, but the present outbreak is becoming a overwhelming challenge. Approximately there have been 15,000 suspected cases of the disease and 6,000 confirmed deaths so far. The horrifying visual hemorrhagic symptoms caused by the Ebola virus include internal and external bleeding as well as the fear inducing…

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  • Is Virus Alive

    Is a Virus Alive? To figure out an explanation of whether a virus is alive or not, the term “alive” will have to be defined first. With the use of the universal term used by biologists (Respiration, Regulation, Reproduction, Excretion, Growth, Nutrition, Transport, Synthesis or R.R.R.E.G.N.T.S. for short). This term can be used to classify whether something is alive or not. Viruses at its core is made of 2 different parts which includes a nucleic acid and a capsid (sometimes also a lipid…

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  • Nipah Virus Essay

    For the initial entry of the virus, the ephrinB2 domain is necessary. Once entered through micropinocytosis, protease cathespin L activates the virus (12). Nipah Virus can replicate very easily in human lung fibroblasts. It can infect the surrounding cells by either cell-to-cell spread or through release of infectious particles. When monocytes get infected, they can transmigrate through the blood brain barrier to infect the brain. This could be plausible if the monocytes were inefficient in…

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  • A Virus Research Paper

    What is a Virus? Virus - A virus is a tiny organism that can reproduce inside the cells of an organism. Most viruses are microscopic they are only observable through an optical microscope. Viruses can infect all types of organisms ranging from plant to animals as well as bacteria and other archaea. There are around 5000 different types of viruses described at the current time, however, it is thought that there are millions different viruses of distinct types. Viruses are seen in every…

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  • Lujo Virus Essay

    caused by a bi-segmented negative RNA virus that is one of several viruses known to cause viral hemorrhagic fever. The Lujo virus is part of the Arenaviridae family, which consist of several viruses categorized into two groups. The Lujo virus is categorized in the “Old World” group, which signifies that the virus in question was found in the Eastern Hemisphere, specifically the continent of Africa. The majority of the arenaviruses categorized in the “Old World” group do not cause severe illness,…

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