Virus grow only inside cells of other plants and animals, whereas other microorganisms can grow by itself.

Other microorganisms have both positive and negative uses, but virus only has negative effects - it causes diseases.

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 2 Class 8 - Microorganisms : Friend and Foe

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Davneet Singh
Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.