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    Ebola Virus : A Virus

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    101, MWF 10am Ebola Paper Ebola Virus Over the past couple years, discussion regarding the Ebola virus has gone viral and ignited chaos both domestically and abroad. Ebola is a virus that was discovered back in 1976, but has not failed to grab people’s attention in the recent years (1). It is a very fatal virus that targets the liver and blood vessel lining (10). When Ebola goes untreated it can lead to fatalities or worse off, deaths. There are 5 virus species of Ebola that are linked with

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    Chikungunya Virus

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    different types of viruses that exist. In this paper we are going to talk about one specific emerging arbovirus called Chikunganya virus. About thousands of people have been affected by Chikungunya virus throughout the world. During the years of 2005 and 2006, the virus altered over a millions of people in the Africa, Asia and the Indian subcontinent. Now, Chikungunya virus have spread to Europe, South American and North America. Chikungunya is a viral disease that is spread by mosquitoes. There are

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    Zika Virus

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    Case study on Zika Virus: Public Health Concern to Workers This case study particularly on the topic I chose - Zika Virus is pandemic that affects everyone from children to adult, and from employers to employees. The overall health and safety issue, is that workers working in areas of active Zika transmission are liable to contract the virus and healthcare workers who may have been exposed to infected blood or other potentially infectious materials from people infected with Zika virus may require extreme

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    Arena Virus

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    genomically a negative single strand RNA virus. It has an enveloped, icosahedral symmetry with a diameter of approximately 120nm. Its ambisense genome is segmented into two divisions. The derivation of its name is from the Latin word ‘arena’ which translates to sandy. Many sources indicate this is due to its appearance microscopically of a grainy or sandy particle.(2) This appearance is due to ribosomes being present throughout the virus. The entry of the virus into the host cell is via clathrin mediated

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    Is The Virus A Virus?

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    What is a virus, by definition it is a “Software that is self-replicating and spreads like a biological virus.” (Easttom, 2013-2014) They’re many forms of virus such as: Spyware which like its name spies on your behavior and sends this data to a remote computer. You also have Adware which like its name as well targets you for ads and different advertisements. You’re more harmful forms of viruses are Trojans which is a type of malware that is often disguised as legitimate software (Kaspersky Lab,

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    Essay on virus

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    Virus Overview      The virus was first thought about in 1883 when A. Mayer was seeking to find the cause of the tobacco mosaic disease. Though he was unable to see them with the microscopy of his day, he postulated that a small agent caused the disease. D. Ivanowsky, later tried tests as well and also concluded that it was a disease caused by something smaller than they could see. The virus was first found and discovered in 1935 by Wendell Stanly. He was able to

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    Virus and Bacteria

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    Virus and Bacteria Virus - A virus is a capsule of protein that contains genetic material. A virus cannot reproduce on its own; it must infect a living cell to grow. Bacteria - Bacteria are one-celled organisms that live on their own. They can multiply and reproduce by subdivision Bacteria and viruses cause many of the diseases we are familiar with and may sound synonymous; they are greatly different from each other. [pic] o They differ greatly in size. The biggest viruses are only as large

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    Rota Virus

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    Rotavirus is a member of the family Reoviridae that is nonenveloped segmented double stranded RNA and globally is the leading cause of severe diarrhea problems among infants and young children worldwide (1). Rotavirus developed in a wheel shaped virus that is surrounded by a triple layer coat composed of different structural proteins. The outer layer is composed of VP7 and VP4 that is cleaved by trypsin into two

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    The Rubella Virus

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    Rubella virus, which is also known as German Measles causes a bright red rash on the surface of the skin, slight fever, and swollen lymph nodes. This virus in an enveloped virus (has an envelope on the outside). It has genetic material on the inside, then a capsid, and finally an envelope. Unlike many viruses, rubella has no integument between the capsid and envelope. An integument is a bunch of proteins that lines the space between the capsid and envelope. The rubella virus is 40 to 80 nm in a spherical

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    AAV Virus

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    AAV is a little, non-enveloped, single-stranded DNA dependovirus which belongs to the family of parvoviridae. It requires a helper virus, ideally Ad or herpes virus or on the other hand human papillomavirus or vaccinia virus to encourage effective, completely permissive AAV infection and replication (Bloom and Young, 2001). Without helper virus, AAV sets up an inactive disease and keeps up as a dormant provirus coordinated into a unique site of human chromosome 19. AAV can efficiently infect a wide

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