Day: March 5, 2022
What is a Virus?
A virus is a submicroscopic infectious agent that replicates only within the living cells of organisms. Viruses infect all forms of life, including plants, animals, microorganisms, and archea. Infection with a virus is the leading cause of death worldwide. The most common types of viral infection are influenza, herpes simplex, and rabies. These are only a few of the many kinds of viruses that cause disease. A virus has a core DNA and RNA that contain its genetic material. The DNA and RNA of the virus is composed of approximately […]