Parainfluenza Virus

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Parainfluenza Virus


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Human Parainfluenza

Alex Hean 12/11

Symptoms•noisy, harsh breathing•hoarse voice or cry•fever•irritability•decreased appetite•vomiting

Preventions-Hand washing-Wearing isolated materials like masks, and gloves

Treatment-plenty of fluids-keep in cool, night air

Transmission-Direct Contact with Infected- Contact with infected materials

OutbreakHong Kong2004 -3 Week PeriodDevelopmental Disabilities Building38 kids, 3 adultsUpper and Lower Respiratory Track Infection- 1 Complication

Discovery-three different viruses recovered from children with lower respiratory disease by researchers in Japan

Complications-Pneumonia -Bronchitis -Bronchiolitis respiratory tract infection -common cold

Works CitedHenrickson, Kelly J. "Parainfluenza Viruses." US National Library of Medicine. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Dec. 2012."Human-parainfluenza-viruses1." Blog Do Expert RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2012."Human Parainfluenza Viruses History." SoYouWanna. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2012.Parainfluenza." Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments and Causes. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2012."Parainfluenza Outbreak" National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2012."Parainfluenza Virus." - Encyclopedia Article. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2012.


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