For those of you who scored less than 80% on the Midterm you may write a 3-4 page paper in MLA style with cited sources.
1. Chose a virus from a viral family
2. Describe the virus and its family
3. Describe the viral morphology
3a. DNA vs RNA?
4. Describe how the virus is detected
4a. How is it analyzed in the laboratory
5. Describe the illness(es) caused by the virus
5a. How is the virus transmitted
5b. Is the virus oncogenic
6. Describe how the virus is treated
7. Is there a vaccine for the prevention of the viral illnesses