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Human Diseases Caused by Viruses and Prions

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Department
Biology
Course
BIOL 2P98
Professor
Michael J.Bidochka
Semester
Fall

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Human Diseases Caused By VirusesPrionsover 400 affecting humans Modes of AquisitionTransmissionairbornearthropodbornefood and waterdirect contact zoonicairborne must come from a living sourceex chickenpox reactivated as shingles by droplet inhilation A vaccine willpreventshorten illnessinfluenza have a segmented genomeinfluenzas named according to spike type ex Hemmaglutinin HAAntigenic to shiftdrift drift small change shift major changeMumps are an RNA virusRespiratory syncytia virus RSV cells fuse togetherinactivated by soap and disinfectant ArthropodBorne Diseases mild nonsevere or vector Encephalitis inflemmat
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