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RNA viruses

•World wide •Genetic drift: mutates, vaccinate every year •host cells: respiratory cells •Common name: Flu
•Cheek swelling •Transmission: saliva & respritory •Target the parotid glands •Vaccine called MMR
•Transmission: respiratory (highly contagious) •Symptoms: fever, rash, and cough •Humans are the only host cell •Can reassure as SSPE •Linked to MS, diabetes, and encephalitis •Can lead to Pneumonia
•If under age 2 considered Pneumonia •Over age 2 just considered bad cold •Treatment: Antiviral drugs & breathing treatments •More Common in December-March •Still working on Vaccine
•Negri bodies •Many hosts •Brain cells infected •Vaccine or Treatment If caught in time •Transmission: bitten or scratched
•Sever effects on fetus’s ears, eyes, & cardio organs •Milder than measles •1st trimester results in miscarriage
•Retrovirus>RNA>DNA>Lysogeny •No cure •AIDS defining illness •Transmission: STD, fomites, or blood transfusion •Catching any disease after infected with this can lead to death HIV
•Humans are only host cell •Can cause meningitis •Transmission: consumption of contaminated H2O or food •Paralysis of arms, legs, and body trunk •Types 1 & 3 are most sever Polio
•AKA: Common cold •Likes colder temperatures (below normal body temp) •Hand washing is best prevention •113 different types Rhinovirus
•AKA: stomach flu •NOT actually a flu •Transmission: fecal/oral route •concern in newborns Viral Gastroenteritis
•More than one strain •Liquifies organs •Death within a few days •Transmission: contact with body fluids •Originated in monkeys •Treatment: antibodies of an Ebola survivor Ebola
Created by: Marbet97