Research for infection protection
enveloped viruses

Variola virus
(enveloped virus)



These viruses have glycoproteins on their envelope, which are potential targets for external influences.

Variola virus is an enveloped, double-stranded DNA virus belonging to the Poxviridae family.

It is the cause of smallpox and was officially declared eradicated in 1980.

Main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects, and via droplets and particles in the air.

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