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                                              Mumps Virus
                               •  Memb...
H1N1
Virus

•  Major
Virus
Family
is
Influenza
A,
a


   
genus
of
the
Orthomyxoviridae
family
of


                       ...
Norwalk Virus
•  Caliciviridae family
•  Gastroenteritis
                                      http://www.epa.gov/
•  Tran...
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  1. 1. bmtjournal.blogspot.com/ Mumps Virus •  Member of the Paramyxoviridae family •  This virus causes Mumps which is found worldwide •  Paramyxoviridare consists of an envelope, a nucleocapsid, and a matrix protein •  The core contains a single molecule of linear, single-stranded RNA •  Symptoms typically appear 16-18 days after infection and often include: •  Headaches •  Tiredness •  Muscle aches • Loss of appetite •  Fever •  Swollen/tender salivary glands •  There is no real treatment for Mumps; analgesics can be taken for pain, acetaminophen can be taken for inflammation, and fluids should be kept up. •  Vaccinations account for the 99% drop in Mumps outbreaks news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/ in the United States. Two doses should be given, one at 12-15 4235453.stm months and the other at 4-6 years of age.
  2. 2. H1N1
Virus
 •  Major
Virus
Family
is
Influenza
A,
a

 
genus
of
the
Orthomyxoviridae
family
of

 http://www.cdc.gov/media/ 
viruses.
 subtopic/library/ DiseaseAgents/11822.tif 
Influenza,
Symptoms
include:
fever,
cough,

 
sore
throat,
runny
or
stuffy
nose,
headaches,

 
diarrhea,
body
aches.
Some
deaths
have
occurred.
 •  Treatments:

 –  A
live
aIenuated
H1N1
nasal
spray
is
available.

 –  AnJ
viral
agent
to
reduce
the
effects
of
the
swine
flu
are
 Zanamivir
and
Oseltamivir
 •  Single‐stranded
RNA
in
segments
(like
short,
linear
chromosomes),
 polyhedral
protein
capsid,
lipoprotein
envelope

  3. 3. Norwalk Virus •  Caliciviridae family •  Gastroenteritis http://www.epa.gov/ •  Transmitted through fecally nerlcwww/graphics/ norwalk.jpg contaminated food or water •  Nausea, vomiting, watery diarrhea, low-grade fever, cramps •  Oral fluid and electrolyte replacement •  Single-stranded RNA molecule in round to hexagonal capsids that are 35-39 nm in diameter, with icosahedral symmetry.
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