• The virus can be transmitted by many mosquito species and survives in mosquito eggs in arid environments. (uptodate.com)
  • Ross River virus (RRV) is a group A arbovirus transmitted by mosquitoes that causes a disease manifested by polyarthritis and rash. (uptodate.com)
  • Since that time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has verified reports of West Nile virus infection in birds, mosquitoes, or humans throughout most of the country. (kidshealth.org)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believes that, after becoming infected, a person becomes immune and won't get sick from the virus again. (kidshealth.org)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued travel notices for numerous countries regarding the Zika virus. (state.gov)
  • Scientists from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have discovered evidence of a new influenza type A virus in Guatemalan fruit bats. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • But for viruses in this category that have already been weaponized and are recognized as human biothreats by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it's a race to find a cure. (news-medical.net)
  • Classification of viruses considers the genome characteristics, virion shape and macromolecular composition, and other properties, such as antigenicity and host range. (encyclopedia.com)
  • One such microbe classification, which is duplicating itself, and expanding its entire kingdom is Virus. (slideshare.net)
  • viral looms as an exemplar for considering Thacker's unhuman politics, as the nonhuman virus comes to bear multifariously upon the human, in part, through the human naming [End Page or classification of what is permitted to be considered viral. (jhu.edu)
  • In the United States, Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a very rare disease that has only occurred because of cases that were acquired in other countries, eventually followed by person-to-person transmission. (cdc.gov)
  • The West Nile virus (WNV) was first identified in Indiana in 2001. (in.gov)
  • Zika virus: The next emerging threat? (sciencemag.org)
  • A British scientist has become the first human to be infected by a computer virus which could become a very real 21st century security threat. (wsj.com)
  • Donald Trump has, of course, not been arrested, and we have seen no documented reports of an actual virus threat matching the one described in the Example box above. (snopes.com)
  • For the bat flu virus to become a threat to human health it would have to acquire some genes from human flu viruses. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The CDC has concluded that the Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects in some fetuses and babies born to infected mothers. (state.gov)
  • Chronic HBV/HDV coinfection leads to the most severe form of chronic viral hepatitis, so it is important to elucidate the molecular mechanisms regulating virus-host interplay and pathogenesis. (springer.com)
  • Herpes simplex virus (HSV) in infants can be severe. (cdc.gov)
  • It is considered to be a more severe cold virus than either rhinovirus A or B, particularly when it strikes children. (webmd.com)
  • Severe cases of the stomach virus can lead to other health problems or death. (familydoctor.org)
  • Several methods can be used for diagnosis, such as viral nucleic acid detection, virus isolation and serological testing. (archive.org)
  • Nucleic acid detection by reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction targeting the non-structural protein 5 genomic region is the primary means of diagnosis, while virus isolation is largely for research purposes. (archive.org)
  • Any of a kingdom (Virus) of prokaryote s, usually ultramicroscopic, that consist of nucleic acid , either RNA or DNA , within a case of protein . (everything2.com)
  • On March 10, 2017, CDC updated their travel guidance recommending that pregnant women not travel to any area where there is a risk of Zika Virus infection. (state.gov)
  • WEDNESDAY, Dec. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Five healthy chimpanzees in Uganda that died following a mysterious respiratory disease outbreak in 2013 were actually killed by a common human cold virus, scientists now say. (webmd.com)
  • The extent of the activity will depend upon the weather, presence of mosquito and bird populations for virus amplification, equine vaccination rates, and human activities to prevent transmission. (in.gov)
  • Additionally, analysis of the sub-cellular localization of JC CPN virions in nuclei, cytoplasm, and axons suggests that the virus may travel through axons to increase infectivity. (wikipedia.org)
  • A new report from the CDC suggests the mosquito-borne virus has spiked the risk of births with microcephaly and related defects. (newsweek.com)
  • New research suggests the mosquito-borne virus could have deleterious effects on certain neural cells in adults. (newsweek.com)
  • Concurrently, the emergence of theories like viral ecology, viral philosophy, viral capitalism, viral politics, viral affect, and viral aesthetics to diagnose our culture today suggests that the virus perhaps is the major trope of the post-modern condition (Bardini 2006). (jhu.edu)
  • Because they possess some but not all such qualities, viruses have been described as "organisms at the edge of life", and as replicators. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although viruses share several features with living organisms, such as the presence of genetic material (DNA or RNA), they are not considered to be alive. (encyclopedia.com)
  • We estimated the number of clinical cases, hospitalizations, and deaths prevented in the United States that were directly attributable to the 2009-2010 A(H1N1)pdm09 virus vaccination program. (cdc.gov)
  • Luckily the virus isn't usually deadly, but has caused many hospitalizations. (newsweek.com)
  • Most public health organizations, including the WHO, do not recognize airborne transmission except for aerosol-generating procedures performed in healthcare settings," the letter states, "Hand-washing and social distancing are appropriate, but in our view, insufficient to provide protection from virus-carrying respiratory microdroplets released into the air by infected people. (npr.org)
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a leading cause of hospitalization due to acute lower respiratory infection especially in infants and young children. (who.int)
  • Several countries test for RSV as part of influenza and other respiratory virus surveillance. (who.int)
  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes respiratory tract infections and is a major cause of lower respiratory tract infection and hospital visits during infancy and childhood. (redorbit.com)
  • Unlike cells, which contain all the structures needed for growth and reproduction, viruses are composed of only an outer coat (capsid), the genome, and, in some cases, a few enzymes. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The length of helical viruses can depend on the length of the genome, the DNA or RNA within, since there are often regular structural interactions between the nucleic acids of the genome and the proteins that cover it. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In evolution, viruses are an important means of horizontal gene transfer , which increases genetic diversity . (wikipedia.org)
  • Placed at this biosafety level based on close antigenic or genetic relationship to other viruses in a group of 3 or more viruses, all of which are classified at this level. (cdc.gov)
  • For example, when two or more viruses infect a host cell at the same time, they can swap genetic material. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Viruses are considered by some to be a life form, because they carry genetic material, reproduce, and evolve through natural selection, but lack key characteristics (such as cell structure) that are generally considered necessary to count as life. (wikipedia.org)
  • While research on the lab-altered H5N1 virus that can be transmitted between mammals in laboratories is put on hold, scientists are debating how to balance biosecurity with the need for research that could help thwart a pandemic. (yahoo.com)
  • Scientists say the teenager is unlikely to be the only person to be infected with the virus. (newsweek.com)
  • Scientists find the first indications that there may be healthy viruses living in your gut. (newsweek.com)
  • Scientists have been making some remarkable discoveries about viruses recently that may change the way we think about life. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Scientists discovered a gigantic virus capable of making 150 proteins, including enzymes for repairing DNA and for translating a gene's code into protein. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Just a few days ago, scientists reported on how they plumbed a database of DNA gathered by Craig Venter from the Sargasso Sea and found signs that there are a lot of these giant viruses floating out in the oceans. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Certain file types may contain viruses or so-called Trojan horses. (theregister.co.uk)
  • from the obvious analogy with biological viruses, via SF] A cracker program that searches out other programs and `infects' them by embedding a copy of itself in them, so that they become Trojan horse s. (everything2.com)
  • Accordingly, this sense of `virus' has passed not only into techspeak but into also popular usage (where it is often incorrectly used to denote a worm or even a Trojan horse ). (everything2.com)
  • West Nile virus transmission was enhanced during the summer of 2002 by the abnormally hot and dry weather. (in.gov)
  • In 2002, West Nile virus cases in Indiana ranged in age from 7 to 89 years, with a mean and a median age of 52 years. (in.gov)
  • In 2002, West Nile virus was isolated from a human, horse, bird, or mosquito in every county in the state. (in.gov)
  • Several studies since 2000 have suggested that the virus is also linked to colorectal cancer , as JCV has been found in malignant colon tumors, but these findings are still controversial. (wikipedia.org)
  • and just as Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri have described the new world order's institutional structure as being "like a software program that carries a virus along with it, so that it is continually modulating and corrupting the institutional forms around it," there is now viral marketing, viral advertising, and viral media to aid, support, and propagate this structure (Hardt and Negri 2000, 197-98). (jhu.edu)
  • In 2000, measles was declared to be eliminated in the United States, when no sustained transmission of the virus was seen in this country for more than 12 months. (news-medical.net)
  • Virus researchers discover a potentially dangerous new virus that deletes all files on an infected computer and also formats the machine's C: drive. (eweek.com)
  • Many in the anti-malware community are adamant that creating viruses is always a bad thing, and never necessary in order to test anti-virus software. (eweek.com)
  • Further research is needed to determine the exact etiological role of T-antigen, but there seems to be a connection to the early initiation of the active virus from its archetypal dormant state. (wikipedia.org)
  • Opinion: How come discovering vulnerabilities and writing exploits is 'research,' but viruses for testing is a crime against humanity? (eweek.com)
  • Symantecs veteran virus-hunter Vincent "Vinny" Gullotto recently joined Microsoft to head its Security Research and Response team. (eweek.com)
  • Ebola-Reston is named for the United States military primate research facility where the virus was isolated, during a 1989 outbreak of the disease caused by infected monkeys that had been imported from the Philippines . (encyclopedia.com)
  • However, Canada has already moved to institute the highest level of biosafety containment research for these viruses, writes Arturo Casadevall, editor in chief of the journal mBio, the journal in which commentaries on the subject appear on Tuesday (March 6). (yahoo.com)
  • While some maintain this research is crucial to preventing or mitigating an H5N1 pandemic, others fear this work could lead to an accidental release of the mutant virus or fall into the wrong hands. (yahoo.com)
  • This gave him the opportunity to work on a range of animal viruses, eventually producing ground-breaking research. (newscientist.com)
  • The research can explain how identical viruses travel thousands of miles around the planet. (newsweek.com)
  • Mikko Hypponen, Data Fellows' manager of anti-virus research, who also got this obnoxious package, popped it open and found a long, inane message that ended with: "you should becareful what you get from an email. (zdnet.com)
  • If the virus reaches the brain, the result is encephalitis - an inflammation of the brain that can affect the entire nervous system. (kidshealth.org)
  • The virus was first discovered in 1971, when a doctor found it in the brain of a man with Hodgkin's lymphoma and named the virus after him. (webmd.com)
  • American Journal of Neuroradiology: "JC Virus Infection of the Brain. (webmd.com)
  • If West Nile virus enters the brain, however, it can be life-threatening. (medlineplus.gov)
  • First PC / MS-DOS virus was called Brain , and it was a boot virus and the first stealth virus ! (everything2.com)
  • A virus-filled particle of breath or spittle that comes out of the nose or mouth of an infected individual when they breathe, speak, cough or sneeze. (npr.org)
  • A microscopic virus-packed particle that's also expelled from an infected person's mouth when breathing, speaking, coughing or sneezing. (npr.org)
  • Together these make up the virion , or virus particle. (encyclopedia.com)
  • also, researchers suggest the virus may possibly be transferred by blood transfusions from an infected individual. (medicinenet.com)