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What U.S. states have cases of cyclospora virus?

What U.S. states have cases of cyclospora virus?

Cyclospora: Cyclospora is a single-celled parasite that causes an intestinal infection.

As of mid 2014, cyclospora outbreaks have been reported in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York (and New York City), Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Washington. ...Read more

Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


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How did the ebola virus start? How did it get into the U.S.?

How did the ebola virus start? How did it get into the U.S.?

Ebola Virus: Ebola is a filovirus (Filoviridae). The genomic fossils of filoviruse family that impact mammals have likely existed tens of millions of years. Viruses mutate over time. The first recognized Ebola outbreak was in 1976. Some individuals who became infected by Ebola in Africa traveled to the US - there by leading to US cases. ...Read more

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Has their ever been a case of someone having the ebola virus in the u.S.?!?!

Has their ever been a case of someone having the ebola virus in the u.S.?!?!

Ebola: Regarding current Ebola outbreak you are probably now aware that a man who had direct contact with Ebola traveled from Nigeria to Dallas, Texas - developing Ebola sx's 5 days after arrival in the US. The CDC is monitoring each of the man's contacts for 21 days. Two missionaries were also evacuated from Africa to the US for treatment prior to that. The Reston virus (mutated Ebola Virus) found in ...Read more

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Is of possible for anyone in the u.S. To contract the ebola virus from just day to day contact?

Is of possible for anyone in the u.S. To contract the ebola virus from just day to day contact?

Ebola Virus: Transmission is from someone who has signs of active infection via contact wi blood or bodily fluids or through contact wi contaminated objects. According to the World Health Organization – Ebola can be spread through body fluids such as sweat, blood, saliva, urine and stool. As of4 OCT 2014 - there were 3 cases treated in the US - so the odd's would be miniscule. ...Read more

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Can viruses be killed?

Can viruses be killed?

Yes: Your body has significant anti-viral defenses and most viral illnesses are short lived due to this ability, there are some drugs for some viruses, particularly the herpes family. Viruses are biological and can frequently be killed outside of a body with uv light, heat, and many chemicals. ...Read more

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What are some types of viruses?

Textbook Questions: This would take an entire text book to answer. It is way out of the bounds of this simple app. Perhaps you can narrow this down to a specific question or symptom to ask about. ...Read more

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What is t-virus?

What is t-virus?

Fiction: It is a fictitious virus in a video game. ...Read more

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What is xingu virus?

Xingu virus: Is a rare RNA virus in the bunyavirus family. ...Read more

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How do u get a virus?

Gets on membranes: Viruses are small particles of dna or RNA wrapped in protein. They are found abundantly in mucous from other people, in an effort to spread themselves around. When they are introduced to your mucous membranes, the genetic material incorporates itself into your cells, making your cells (usually lining the nose) into making more virus. Touching eyes and nose passages with unwashed hands spreads most. ...Read more

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Are viruses antigens?

Are viruses antigens?

No: Infectious agent with nuclei acid molecule in a protein coat which has different antigens

Antigen is a protein, toxin, or foreign substance that induces an immune response in the body like production of antibodies (humoral immunity) ...Read more

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Could this be a virus?

Could this be a virus?

Maybe: Viral sydromes can mimic bacterial infections, cancer, thyroid problems or other things. Please see a dr to get checked out. ...Read more

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What is virus sindbis?

What is virus sindbis?

Sindbis virus: Sindhis virus is an insect borne virus (mosquitos) that can cause joint pains, rash, low grade fever and malaise. The rash is maculopapular (bumps) and often itchy, occurring over the trunk and limbs. The joint symptoms usually involve the wrists, hips, knees, and ankles. Most cases are found Northern Europe (Finland, Sweden), but also Africa, China and Australia. Avoid bug bites while traveling. ...Read more

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What is papilona virus?

Human papilloma....: Virus (hpv) is a virus group that for some strains can cause female cervical cancer or some male genitalia cancer but most other types of hpv are associated with one sort of wart or another. ...Read more

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How is the virus spread?

How is the virus spread?

Fomites, secretions: Viruses outside of a host does have a short lifespan. So transmissions are cared briefly in close contacts via bodily secretions as well as fomities. ...Read more

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Does hs1 virus turn to hs2?

No: Hsv1 and hsv2 are separate virus types that are usually found on different parts of the body. Hsv1 usually gives rise to oral herpes. Hsv2 usually gives rise to genital herpes. ...Read more

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Can a virus last for 5 weeks?

Can a virus last for 5 weeks?

Some: Such as epstein-barr virus or cytomegalovirus may as acute infections and certainly hepatitis b and c can cause chronic infection as can HIV for sure. ...Read more

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How long does a cold virus last?

5-7 days: Colds usually colds last 5-7 days. If you know it is a cold and not the flu, staying at home drinking fluids, resting and using saline nasal spray or tylenol (acetaminophen) (if you are not allergic) for help with fever or aches. If you have the flu or had the flu vaccine, you should check with your doctor because some additional meds may be helpful.

Feel better. ...Read more

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How to get the cytomegalo virus?

How to get the cytomegalo virus?

Can't avoid it: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is transmitted by saliva, blood, or genital fluids. Over 90% of all people get it, usually in childhood. Most infections cause no symptoms or disease. New infection during pregnancy sometimes causes serious infection of the newborn. Some new CMV infections cause a mono-like illness. Most important, sometimes serious infection if immune deficiency, e.g. AIDS, chemotherapy. ...Read more