Respiratoy syncytial virus (RSV)
(enveloped virus)

RSV is an enveloped, helical virus belonging to the Paramyxoviridae family.

In babies and infants, it elicits respiratory tract infection. In adults, the virus may lead to common cold and inflammation of the middle ear.

Transmission mainly occurs via droplets or particles in the air.

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

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