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I would like to get into the study of viruses. What tips could you give me about how infection control and CDC work. I would really appreciate it.



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The first thing you will have to do is go to college and major in biology/microbiology. There are few if any programs for just virology. You will have to take classes in biology, genetics, microbiology, ecology, and probably botany, zoology, chemistry and maybe physics. To work at the CDC you will probably have to go to graduate school. If you go to the CDC web page (cdc.gov) there is a page for personnel and they list internships. Good luck.

Van Hoeck



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