Adenovirus

What is Adenovirus? Adenovirus is a class of virus that causes both respiratory and gastrointestinal ailments. As is the case with other types of viruses like Rotavirus and Norovirus, Adenovirus is quite contagious and tends to affect adults and children. Adenovirus is also commonly known as the cold killer virus since it has caused not […]

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Norovirus

What is Norovirus? The Norovirus is also commonly referred to as the stomach flu. The infection is commonly associated with acute vomiting, intestinal pain and diarrhea. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), Norovirus is responsible for a majority of intestinal infections in adults. The virus is quite prevalent in closed as […]

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Sapovirus

Definition – What is Sapovirus? The Sapovirus was previously referred to as the Sapporo-like virus (SLV). Then again, there are doctors and scientists who refer to it as the classical calicivirus that triggers a severe gastroenteritis (stomach flu). On its own, the Sapovirus is not a life-threatening virus. According to the CDC (Center for Disease […]

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