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Is it true that rhinovirus is a retrovirus?

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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is a picornavirus.
There are some similarities (it's genome is made of rna) but it is not a retrovirus (like hiv). It is a cause of the common cold, and it typically not life threatening.

In brief: No

It is a picornavirus.
There are some similarities (it's genome is made of rna) but it is not a retrovirus (like hiv). It is a cause of the common cold, and it typically not life threatening.
Dr. Mike Bowman
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

It is in the family of picornaviruses.

In brief: No

It is in the family of picornaviruses.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Dr. Tim Conrad
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