Rubella virus causes the disease rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in pregnancy. Rubella has symptoms like the flu, however, the most important symptom is the appearance of a rash on the face that spreads. Other symptoms include: fever, swollen glands, and joint pains. Rare problems that could arise are brain inflammation and ear infection. Congenital rubella syndrome is present in newborns. A pregnant woman who has contracted rubella passes it on to the fetus. The classic three symptoms are: deafness, eye abnormalities, and congenital heart disease. Other symptoms may be: spleen and liver problems, intellectual disability, and low birth weight. In many cases, pregnant women may lose their child, due to a miscarriage.
Poliovirus is the virus that causes polio. Most people who get infected with poliovirus will not show any visible symptoms. Some will have flu like symptoms, like sore throat, fever, and stomach pain. A small proportion of people infected with poliovirus may develop more serious problems, like paralysis and meningitis.
Parainfluenza viruses are the groups of viruses that cause parainfluenza. There are four different forms of HPIV cause an infection in the respiratory area of a person’s body. Symptoms of parainfluenza are like the common cold, like a fever, cough, wheezing, and sore throat.
When someone is infected with norovirus, the virus mainly affects the small intestine. The disease is usually self-limiting, with symptoms including: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Lethargy, weakness, headaches and muscle aches, and fevers may occur.
There are two types of Coxsackievirus, Type A and Type B. Type A viruses cause blisters in the mouth, throat, hands, etc. (HFMD). It can also cause inflammation of the eyelids and white part of the eye. Type B causes fever, lung and abdominal pain, and headaches. It may be a cause for diabetes as well. Both types may cause meningitis and other diseases, but this is less likely.