Wednesday, November 7, 2012

9 Virus Diseases That Attack Humans

Diseases due to viruses that infect humans, such as:

1. AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

The disease is caused by HIV (Human Immuno-deficiency Virus) which attacks the immune system. The virus is transmitted through contact with fluids, including sexual activity, use of needles with HIV, and women with HIV who are pregnant fetus.

2. Polio

The virus enters the body through food and air. Next go to the lymph nodes, through the blood circulation, to the spinal cord, brain and damage nerve cells (neurons).

3. Hepatitis

The disease is caused by the hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B, non-A and non B.

4. Influenza

The disease is transmitted by airborne influenza virus, attacks the respiratory tract, resulting in the patient having difficulty breathing.

5. Measles (Morbili)
The disease is caused by an arbovirus. The virus attacks the skin, resulting in skin appears red patches accompanied by intense itching.

6. Rabies

The disease is caused by a virus that is transmitted through the bite of an animal that has been exposed to rabies, among other things: dogs, cats, and monkeys. The virus then attacks the nervous system causing Svolvaer ¬ rita having a nervous breakdown. Rabies vaccine discovered by Louis Pasteur.

7. Herpes

The disease is caused by a herpesvirus. Symptoms will appear festering dangerous spots on the skin, eyes, mouth, and genitals.

8. Cancer (malignant tumor)

The disease is caused by a viral oncogene. This virus, causes certain cells in the body undergo pembeiahan uncontrollably, resulting in an advanced stage patients with a particular body part affected by cancer will form lumps are getting bigger.

9. Ebola fever
The disease is caused by the ebola virus Meng result in bleeding on the entire body. Symptoms of this disease are high fever, vomiting, diarrhea, pain in the chest, head, and muscle. The incubation period is 2-21 days illness.

The disease is caused by a virus can be prevented by vaccination. Vaccines are the pests that have been disabled, and packaged in a liquid and then injected. Vaccines will menstimulai body to form antibodies.
Serum was human blood containing disease antibodies. For example people with measles will be given measles serum. So that immunity in patients will be formed and called passive immunity.

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