DP Daily Prompt: Viral Post by Ranu

Viral comes from the word virus. We have heard  the word virus long time ago . We know virus is a Latin word for poison.This is the name of a large class of protein substances they are only visible by the electron microscope. They are lifeless until they come into contact with the right cells of a living organism. It triggers into a reproductive activity. This produces the frequently epidemic diseases such as the common cold,influenza,small pox etc.

English: Siemens electron microscope (1969) It...

English: Siemens electron microscope (1969) Italiano: Microscopio elettronico Siemens (1969) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The deadliest disease is small pox, it can wipe out a community. Vaccines are invented to combat the disease. The World health Organization declared in 1979 that the disease is eradicated. The threat since then is from existing samples of the virus at two research locations, One in the U.S and the other in Russia.

8 thoughts on “DP Daily Prompt: Viral Post by Ranu

  1. Dear Ranu,

    Thank you for this.

    My wish is that a fresh sense of unity will go viral soon in humanity.

    All good wishes,


  2. Those level four bio-hazard storage facilities are very, very scary. Viruses are so difficult to contain, and modified ones are terrifying and just wrong. Good post Ranu~

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