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- Microbiology : The study of microorganisms (overlapping with areas of virology, bacteriology, mycology, and parasitology).
- Infectious disease : In broad terms, diseases caused by living organisms; also a subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the treatment of such diseases
- Antiviral drug : A chemical that interfers with the replication cycle of viruses.
- Bacteriophage : A virus that infects bacteria; often called a phage.
- Virus classification : Naming and placing viruses into a taxonomic system.
- Flavivirus : A genus in the family Flaviviridae which includes Dengue fever, yellow fever, West Nile and other viruses.
- Luc Montagnier : (b. 18 August 1932) French virologist and joint recipient with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Harald zur Hausen of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his co-discovery of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
- Measles : Highly contagious infection of the respiratory system, and maculopapular skin rash, caused by a paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus.
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- Magnaporthe grisea : Plant-pathogenic ascomycete fungus that causes blast disease or blight disease, in cereal crops including wheat, rye, barley, pearl millet, and rice.
- Microbial ecology : Multidisciplinary study of interrelationships between microorganisms and their living and nonliving environments.
- Molluscum contagiosum : Viral infection of the skin or occasionally of the mucous membranes, characterized by one or more discrete, waxy, dome-shaped nodules with frequent umbilication.
- Pathology : The medical specialty that is expert in the use of laboratory methods to support clinicians in diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis
- Smallpox : A contagious infectious disease, caused by Variola major, which has been eradicated from the wild; its reappearance would almost certainly be biological warfare and a worldwide crisis
- Taxonomy : The principles underlying classification, often in a hierarchy. }
- Vaccination : A preventative health measure that can confer immunity to an infectious disease, without requiring that the vaccinated individual actually contract the disease.
- Vaccine : "suspensions of killed or attenuated microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, or rickettsiae), antigenic proteins derived from them, or synthetic constructs, administered for the prevention, amelioration, or treatment of infectious and other diseases."(National Library of Medicine)
- Virus (biology) : A microscopic particle that can infect the cells of a biological organism and can reproduce only with the assistance of the cells it infects.
- World Health Organization : United Nations' agency for health, focussing on the control and prevention of diseases, and the support for international health programs.