what are the diseases caused by virus?

Viruses cause many diseases. Some of the diseases caused by viruses are listed below. 

Diseases and incubation periods

Causative organisms



Control and prevention

Poliomyelitis (polio);
9−14 days
Poliovirus Fever, headache, stiffness or paralysis of limbs Droplet infection, faeces and nasal secretion Administering oral polio vaccine to children in the age group of
18−24 months
12−26 days
Mumps virus (Paramyxovirus) Swelling of parotid salivary glands, mainly in children Droplet infection MMR vaccine; quarantining the patient
Rabies; 14 days to several months Rabies virus Headache, nervousness, fever, painful spasms, fear of water (hydrophobia) Bite of infected animal Rabies vaccine, cleaning bite wound, checking if animal was rabid; immunization of pets and humans with anti-rabies vaccine
Influenza (flu); 48 hours Myxovirus (3 strains) Fever, headache, sore throat, muscular aches Droplet infection Influenza vaccine; keeping the mouth and nose covered while sneezing, staying away from infected persons
10−12 days
Paramyxovirus Sore throat, cough, fever, skin rashes Droplet infection Administering MMR vaccine to children in the age group of
9−15 months
Chickenpox; 14−20 days Varicella zoster Fever, headache, rashes (which later form crusts on the skin) Droplet infection Vaccination; single attack gives lifelong immunity
Common cold; 1−3 days Rhinovirus Sneezing, coughing, sore throat, infection of the upper respiratory tract, fever, chills, headache, nasal secretion Droplet infection Antibiotics; taking adequate rest; covering the mouth and nose while sneezing


2-3 weeks

Hepatitis virus High fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, dark yellow urine Contaminated food and water Maintaining good hygiene and sanitary conditions, avoiding stale food
Hepatitis B;
6 weeks to
6 months
Hepatitis virus Flu-like symptoms, jaundice, nausea, loss of appetite Blood to blood and though sexual contact Hepatitis-B vaccine, 3 doses of the vaccine and one booster dose for children in the age group of 1−3 months, control-injection of interferon on the advice of the doctor, using chlorinated and boiled water, avoiding fatty and protein-rich food
28 months
HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) Fatigue, loss of weight, dry cough, oral rashes, headache, occurrence of cancers and lung infections Blood to blood and through sexual contact No cure; avoiding sexual contact with unknown persons, screening blood before transfusion, avoiding sharing of needles

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category physics  ....?

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common cold, influenza, chickenpox, AIDS, SARS

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swine flu,cough and cold,AIDS,chicken pox,

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Are you madl ? this question is not related to physics but I can give your answer the disease cause by virus are AIDS,Swine flu,cough and cold,SARS

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virus ia an infecting agent.

virus causes many types of diseases:

adenovirus: causes acute febrile pharyngetis

coxsackievirus: causes hand foot nd mouth diseases

epstein -barr virus: causes infectious mononucleosis

hepatitis A virus : causes acute hepatitis

hepatitis B virus: causes chronic hepatitis

HIV: causes AIDS

influenza virus: causes influenza

measles virus: causes measles

mumps virus: causes mumps

rabies virus: causes rabies

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