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.
Which? There are many viruses, with many ways of being spread...

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How does west nile virus spread?

Mosquitoes. Summer and early fall. It does not seem to be catching person-to-person. Read more...
By Mosquitoe. West nile virus must be produced in high numbers before being passed through mosquitoes. Birds are far and away the most frequent carriers. Robins look like they might be responsible for spread all over the country. Mosquitoes have to feed on the infected robin and then pass the virus on to human beings through a bite. Read more...

How does the virus attack and spread?

Viral infection. Viruses cannot live independently. They invade our cells and alter the metabolism of the cells such that the virus can replicate itself using the cell's resources and energy and often resulting in cell death, with release of virus particles that go on to infect other cells. Read more...

How does respiratory syncytial virus infection spread?

Droplet / debris. Rsv can pass thru inhalation of droplets of infected material from a case, or exposure to infected material on hands or surfaces. It can live for 1/2 hr on hands & hours on surfaces. Touching your face or eyes with tainted hands can expose you. Read more...
Contact or inhaling. Rsv spreads when you come in contact with virus laden secretions from an infected person. This can happen either by inhaling the droplets coughed or sneezed out by infected person or by coming in contact with surfaces where these secretions may have settled. Frequent handwashing, wiping of surfaces, avoiding sharing of objects & close contact with infected persons are best preventive strategies. Read more...