Latest Picornaviruses Stories
In its latest update on the situation, the CDC reported that, between August 2, 2014 and January 5, 2015, it had verified reports of 103 children in 34 states who developed acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) as the result of a mysterious, unidentified illness.
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The common cold, caused by rhinovirus, is a nuisance to everyone. For people with asthma or COPD, a severe lung disorder, the common cold can cause serious flare-ups of their conditions.
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall approaches, more young kids could be heading to the hospital with severe respiratory illness.
A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that children who have been infected with enterovirus are 48% more likely to have developed type 1 diabetes.
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Local hospitals have reported suspected cases of Enterovirus D68 in children; The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC helps spread awareness about the illness and ways to protect against it. Stamford,
Rare Virus Has Been Reported in 12 States, May Be Coming to Texas FRISCO, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Prevention is the best treatment for the Enterovirus
Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been spreading across the country, nearly surrounding the state of Nebraska. On Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, Dr.
Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis and a member of the family of Picornaviridae, is a human enterovirus. It is composed of an RNA genome that is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA. It was first isolate in 1909 and was published in 1981. It is one of the most well characterized viruses and has become a useful model system for understanding the biology of RNA viruses. It infects human cells by binding to an immunoglobulin-like receptor on the cell surface. The three...
Hepatitis A, caused by hepatitis A virus, is an acute infectious disease of the liver that is transmitted person to person by ingestion of contaminated food or water or through direct contact with an infectious person. Millions of people are believed to become infected with HAV every year. The incubation period is two to six weeks and on average is 28 days. In less developed countries the HAV is usually contracted in early childhood. Clean water helps to decrease contraction of HAV. In 90%...
Foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, is sometimes fatal and is highly contagious for cloven-hoofed animals. Along with hooved animals hedgehogs and elephants are susceptible to the disease as well. Llama and alpaca can develop mild symptoms but are resistant to the disease and don't pass it to other species. Mice, rats, and chickens have been infected artificially in a lab but it is not believed they can contract the disease under natural conditions. Humans can spread the disease by carrying the...
Human rhinoviruses are the most common viral ineffective agents in humans and are the cause of the common cold. The infection proliferates between 33-35 Â°C causing most reproduction to occur in the nose. It is a species in the genus Enterovirus of the Picornaviridae family of viruses. There are 99 recognized types of Human Rhinoviruses that are differentiated by their surface proteins. They are amongst the smallest viruses and lytic in nature. They travel via aerosols of respiratory...
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