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microscope images of viruses | Varicella-Zoster Virus, Chicken Pox, Shingles Virus

H3N2 | scamazine This negatively-stained transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed the presence of a number of Hong Kong flu virus virions, the H3N2 subtype of the influenza A virus. This virus is a Orthomyxoviridae virus family member, and was responsible for the flu pandemic of 1968-1969, which infected an estimated 50,000,000 people in the United States, killing 33,000.

I, VIRUS: The body (For Science News magazine)

Marburg virus- related to the Ebola virus

Influenza virus by Sanofi Pasteur, via Flickr


World’s biggest virus discovered in ocean depths near Chile

largest virus discovered near chile

from Mail Online

As pretty as a picture (but a lot more deadly): Killer diseases as you've never seen them before

False-colour image of Papilloma viruses. The coat of each virus contains 72 capsomers (protein units that appear as dots). Papilloma virus (human papillomavirus or HPV) is the cause of warts: Magnification: x60,000