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Hard to crack: molecules need to penetrate into the interior of the viruses to destroy them.

Hepatitis E virus
(nonenveloped virus)

Hepatitis E virus is a nonenveloped, icosahedral capsid (spherical shape) in the Hepeviridae family. The clinical course of hepatitis E infections resembles that of hepatitis A infections and may end in acute hepatitis.

The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.


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