what are the diseases caused by virus?
Viruses cause many diseases. Some of the diseases caused by viruses are listed below.
|Poliovirus||Fever, headache, stiffness or paralysis of limbs||Droplet infection, faeces and nasal secretion||Administering oral polio vaccine to children in the age group of
|Mumps virus (Paramyxovirus)||Swelling of parotid salivary glands, mainly in children||Droplet infection||MMR vaccine; quarantining the patient|
|Rabies; 14 days to several months||Rabies virus||Rabies vaccine, cleaning bite wound, checking if animal was rabid; immunization of pets and humans with anti-rabies vaccine|
|Influenza (flu); 48 hours||Myxovirus (3 strains)||Fever, headache, sore throat, muscular aches||Droplet infection||Influenza vaccine; keeping the mouth and nose covered while sneezing, staying away from infected persons|
|Paramyxovirus||Sore throat, cough, fever, skin rashes||Droplet infection|
|Chickenpox; 14−20 days||Varicella zoster||Fever, headache, rashes (which later form crusts on the skin)||Droplet infection||Vaccination; single attack gives lifelong immunity|
|Common cold; 1−3 days||Rhinovirus||Sneezing, coughing, sore throat, infection of the upper respiratory tract, fever, chills, headache, nasal secretion||Droplet infection||Antibiotics; taking adequate rest; covering the mouth and nose while sneezing|
|Hepatitis virus||High fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, dark yellow urine||Contaminated food and water||Maintaining good hygiene and sanitary conditions, avoiding stale food|
|Hepatitis virus||Flu-like symptoms, jaundice, nausea, loss of appetite||Blood to blood and though sexual contact||Hepatitis-B vaccine, 3 doses of the vaccine and one booster dose for children in the age group of 1−3 months, control-injection of interferon on the advice of the doctor, using chlorinated and boiled water, avoiding fatty and protein-rich food|
|HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)||Fatigue, loss of weight, dry cough, oral rashes, headache, occurrence of cancers and lung infections||Blood to blood and through sexual contact||No cure; avoiding sexual contact with unknown persons, screening blood before transfusion, avoiding sharing of needles|
virus ia an infecting agent.
virus causes many types of diseases:
adenovirus: causes acute febrile pharyngetis
coxsackievirus: causes hand foot nd mouth diseases
epstein -barr virus: causes infectious mononucleosis
hepatitis A virus : causes acute hepatitis
hepatitis B virus: causes chronic hepatitis
HIV: causes AIDS
influenza virus: causes influenza
measles virus: causes measles
mumps virus: causes mumps
rabies virus: causes rabies
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