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Rhinovira are the most common viral infective agents in humans, and a causative agent of the common cold (about 49.12159% of the cases of the common cold are caused by this virus). It is lytic in nature. There are over a 100 recognized types of rhinovira that differ based on their varying surface proteins.

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Catching the common cold virus: researchers coming down with the rhinovirus genome

Catching the common cold virus: researchers coming down with the rhinovirus genome

Rutgers AIDS researchers progress toward vaccine

Rutgers AIDS researchers progress toward vaccine

New vaccine developed for preventing human adenovirus type-3d virus

New vaccine developed for preventing human adenovirus type-3d virus

Less than seven hours of sleep may mean more colds

Less than seven hours of sleep may mean more colds

Human rhinovirus found to manipulate genes

Human rhinovirus found to manipulate genes

New drug targets main culprit in common colds

New drug targets main culprit in common colds

Study explains why steroid therapy for sinusitis and asthma loses its punch over time

Study explains why steroid therapy for sinusitis and asthma loses its punch over time

Scientists recreate rhinovirus infection in mice - hope of new asthma treatments

Scientists recreate rhinovirus infection in mice - hope of new asthma treatments

FDA clears test for 12 specific respiratory viruses

FDA clears test for 12 specific respiratory viruses

New human rhinovirus associated with pediatric respiratory tract infection in Germany

New human rhinovirus associated with pediatric respiratory tract infection in Germany

Virochip technique identifies new viruses in study of respiratory infections and asthma attacks

Virochip technique identifies new viruses in study of respiratory infections and asthma attacks

Protecting infants from viral infections may prevent the development of asthma late in childhood

Protecting infants from viral infections may prevent the development of asthma late in childhood

Early-life respiratory viral infections, atopic sensitization, and risk of subsequent development of persistent asthma

Early-life respiratory viral infections, atopic sensitization, and risk of subsequent development of persistent asthma

Link discovered between common cold viruses and Alzheimer's disease

Link discovered between common cold viruses and Alzheimer's disease

Biota makes major antiviral discovery

Biota makes major antiviral discovery

WIN compound - a prototype drug for curing colds - is showing so much promise

WIN compound - a prototype drug for curing colds - is showing so much promise

Asthmatics naturally deficient in antiviral immunity

Asthmatics naturally deficient in antiviral immunity

New weapon for asthmatics to combat winter asthma attacks

New weapon for asthmatics to combat winter asthma attacks

Key target for Foot-and-Mouth drug revealed

Key target for Foot-and-Mouth drug revealed

High-resolution images reveal the molecular rearrangements that rotavirus uses to break into cells

High-resolution images reveal the molecular rearrangements that rotavirus uses to break into cells