Science 8B - Cells and Systems
Science 24C - Disease Defence and Human Health
Biology 20 - Human Systems
Science 30A - Living Systems Respond to Their Environment
What is a Virus?
About the Ebola Virus/Disease
Interactive Media and Maps
Suggest a Site
BBC Science - Why Can't We Beat Viruses?
This site provides text and images describing the life cycle of a virus, parts of a virus and how a virus works.
Infections - Bacterial and Viral
From the Better Health Channel in Australia, this site clearly describes the difference between bacteria and viruses, what they are, how they enter the body, how they are spread, their characteristics and types.
What are Viruses?
In this interactive, you learn about the science of viruses. A quick quiz at the end helps you check your understanding.
Encyclopedia of Life: What is a Virus?
"A virus is a microscopic organism that can replicate only inside the cells of a host organism. Most viruses are so tiny they are only observable with at least a conventional optical microscope..." [site]