Is a Virus a Germ or Vice Versa ? What are Germs ? Our Short Article Explains … www.insta.doctor www.drs.com.ng wellr.com.ng

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Viruses are even smaller than bacteria. They aren’t even a full cell. They are simply genetic material (DNA or RNA) packaged inside of a protein coating. … Viruses cause minor sicknesses like colds, common illnesses like the flu, and very serious diseases like smallpox or HIV/AIDS.
The four major types of germs are bacteriavirusesfungi, and protozoaThey can invade plantsanimals, and people, and sometimes they can make us sickBacteria (sayBAKteereeuh) are tinyonecelled creatures that get nutrients from their environments in order to live.

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Is a virus a single celled organism?
Answer and Explanation: Viruses are not considered living cells and therefore are neither singlecelled nor multi-celled. They are simply considered to be protein shells…
What are the five key ways in which infection can spread?
Infections can be spread through these 5 different ways:
  • Physical contact. Infections, especially skin contagions, are spread by direct physical contact. …
  • Droplet spreading. Colds, strep throat etc. …
  • Contaminated items. …
  • Bowel movements. …
  • Exposure to blood.

The term “germs” is not a scientific name. It is used by the general public to refer to any microscopic organism that causes disease.

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