The virus inside

Annie Benbow, Alexia Pullen

Has a protein coat, DNA or RNA, enzyme

Infect cells so they can replicate DNA or RNA to make more viruses

They can't reproduce alone. They rely on the cells they invade then replicate their genes then create new viruses.

They are smaller than the cells they infect.

They are not cells because they can't reproduce without help of a cell host


Viral Disease:

Chicken Pox

Varicella

Symptoms- fever, headache, itchy skin, rashes, rashes turn into red bumps

Spread by- airborn, touch from blisters of chicken pox

Rarely fatal, more severe in adult men or women

Treatment- Acyclovir

Prevention- chicken pox vaccine


http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/skin/chicken_pox.html

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