The Types of Viruses

by: Sam Medeiros

1 Influenza virus

They are a single strand RNA virus with a pleomorphic appearance. The diameter range is from 80 to 120 nanometers. They are apart of the Orthomyxoviridae. which has Influenzavirus A,B, and C. It is a life threatening virus. You can easily obtain this virus.

2. Bacteriophage

A virus that infects and replicates within a bacterium. They are composed of proteins that encapsulate a DNA or RNA genome and may have relatively simple or elaborate structures
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3: Tobacco Mosaic Plant virus

A positive-sense single stranded RNA virus that infects a wide range of plants, especially tobacco and other members of that family. The infection causes characteristic patterns like, mosaic- like mottling and discoloration on the leaves.
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Adenoviruses are a group of viruses that can infect the membranes of the respiratory tract, eyes, intestines, and urinary tract. They infect babies and children much more than they do adults.
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