Resources-Viruses and Prions

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National Institutes of Health—(NIH)—Medline Plus: Viral Infections
https://medlineplus.gov/viralinfections.html

NIH—Medline Plus—Understanding Microbes in Sickness and in Health
https://medlineplus.gov/viralinfections.html

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—(CDC)—About Human Parainfluenza Viruses
http://www.cdc.gov/parainfluenza/about/

University of California Museum of Paleontology—Introduction to Viruses
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/alllife/virus.html

Live Science—What are Viruses?
http://www.livescience.com/53272-what-is-a-virus.html

News Medical—What is a Virus?
http://www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-a-Virus.aspx

Encylopedia of Life—Viruses
http://eol.org/info/458

Johns Hopkins Health Library—Prion Diseases
http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/nervous_system_disorders/prion_diseases_134,56/

Merck Manual-Consumer Edition-Overview of Viral Infections
http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/SearchResults?query=viruses

NIH—National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke— Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Fact Sheet
https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Fact-Sheets/Creutzfeldt-Jakob-Disease-Fact-Sheet

CDC—Prion Diseases
http://www.cdc.gov/prions/

CDC—Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)
https://www.cdc.gov/prions/cjd/index.html

CDC—Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)
https://www.cdc.gov/prions/bse/index.html

World Health Organization—(WHO)-Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs180/en/

Mayo Clinic—Bacterial vs. Viral Infections: How do they differ?
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/infectious-diseases/expert-answers/infectious-disease/FAQ-20058098?p=1

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases—Prion Diseases
https://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/prion/Pages/default.aspx

WV Department of Health and Human Resources: Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services: Viral Diseases
With links to related topics.
http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/FnW/Viral/Pages/default.aspx

WV Department of Health and Human Resources: Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services: Vaccine Preventable and Invasive Bacterial Diseases
With links to related topics.
http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/IBD_VPD/Pages/default.aspx

 

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