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Viral Infections

  • By: Jinal Mehta
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

There are more than 400 different viruses that are capable of infecting humans. Other viruses such as bacteriophages (viruses that infect bacteria), plant viruses and animal viruses also exist. There are many means by which a viral transmission can occur. For ...

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