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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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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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Whats couse norris virus ?

Norovirus IS ...: ...The cause. The illness it causes usually involves vomiting and diarrhea. It is generally self limited, which means your body gets rid of it on its own. ...Read more

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What exactly is the eppstien bsrr virus?

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Virus: Epstein barr virus is a virus that is the causative agent for infectious mononucleosis, and is also implicated in some cancers due to its oncogenic potential. ...Read more

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Are there any viruses that are similar to ebola?

Are there any viruses that are similar to ebola?

Yes: Marburg Virus & Ebola both cause severe hemorrhagic fevers in humans & are Filoviridae. There are five Ebola Virus strains. These are not the only viral hemorrhagic fevers. ...Read more

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How protective is the skin from obtaining viruses?

How protective is the skin from obtaining viruses?

Immunity: The intact skin and mucous membranes are our body's major defense mechanisms. There are very few viruses that will penetrate intact skin, although several have the potential for entering through hair follicles or inapparent breaks in the skin (from minor scratches, etc. That are not overtly visible). ...Read more

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What is rota virus?

Gut virus.: A virus in the reoviridae family that infects the gut causing diarrhea. Usually infects children, is common and world -wide. ...Read more

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Does virus has dna?

Virus: Viruses have genetic material. Some have RNA and some have dna. ...Read more

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What is syphilis virus?

What is syphilis virus?

Bacteria, not virus: There is no syphilis virus. Syphilis is a bacterial disease, caused by treponema pallidum, a spirochete. ...Read more

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Do viruses cause cancer?

Do viruses cause cancer?

Viruses and Cancer: Ordinary cold viruses, gastroenteroviruses and such are not cancer promoters. Some viruses - such as the human papilloma virus (hpv), and some others, are linked to human cancer, but they require promoters and other conditions to be present, so as long as you get screened regularly (pap smear, mammogram, colonoscopy in your 50's, etc., your doctor can detect any abnormalities early enough. ...Read more

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