Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Short Communication Volume 7 Issue 1

Viruses: A Short Review and Overview

Leonard W Heflich*

Innovation for Success, LLC, USA

*Corresponding Author: Leonard W Heflich, Innovation for Success, LLC, USA.

Received: November 23, 2022; Published: December 05, 2022


Viruses dominate our lives today perhaps more than ever, impacting our social habits, families, education practices, travel and of course our health. All the better to inform ourselves.
Viruses are everywhere in the environment: on surfaces we touch, the air we breathe, the water we drink or bath in and inside of our bodies. Most of these are benign and do not make their presence known to us. Sea water, for example, is known to contain up to one million viral particles per milliliter [1]. Soil as well contains ten times as many viral particles as bacteria. Luckily for us most of these viruses infect bacteria and demonstrate no pathogenicity to humans. The presence of so many viral particles begs several questions: what are they doing there, what purpose do they serve, and where do they come from, among others. We cannot answer these questions. We know that nature is in balance when left undisturbed and frugal with resources, so there is likely a reason for all these viral particles.


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Citation: Leonard W Heflich. “Viruses: A Short Review and Overview".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.1 (2023): 32-34.


Copyright: © 2023 Leonard W Heflich. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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