Pathogens

Measles virus
(enveloped virus)

Enveloped viruses
These viruses have glycoproteins on their envelope, which are potential targets for external influences.

Measles virus is an enveloped virus in the Paramyxoviridae family and has a round shape.

Infections with this virus result in measles and also may trigger conjunctivitis or measles pneumonia.

Transmission mainly occurs via droplets or particles in the air.

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