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Synonyms for virus

anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

Synonyms for virus

a harmful or corrupting agency

a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer

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Modes of transmission and genetic diversity of foamy viruses in a Macaca tonkeana colony.
Clinical and virological characterization of persistent human infection with simian foamy viruses.
The 2 hunters who had been bitten by 2 different animals were infected with chimpanzee (CH66) and gorilla (CH29) foamy viruses, respectively.
Simian foamy viruses are members of this group, and the high rates of viral chatter observed in Cameroon suggest a strong potential for their emergence as a human-to-human transmitted pathogen.
Isolation of foamy viruses from baboon (Papio cynocephalus) tissues.
Heneine W, Switzer WM, Sandstrom P, Brown J, Vedapuri S, Schable CA, et al Identification of a human population infected with simian foamy viruses.