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How Microbes avoid defense?
-Kill Microphage
-Enzymes break apart antibodies
-Bind antibodies backwards
How do vaccines work?
-Killed Microbes (will no reproduce)
-Close relative
-Mutated Microbe
-Sub units
Unsuccessful Vaccines
Are due to viruses who have many receptor sites and they change. The body cannot creat antibodies quick enough.
Pathology
The study of disease/ infection
Epidemiology
Patterns/causes of disease in a population.
Emerging Infectious disease
New diseases in todays society
Epidemic
Disease affecting a large number of people in a population
Pandemic
Disease affecting many people on very wide scale
Mechanisms of Emergence?
1. Travel and Commerce
2. Human Demographics
3. Human Behavior
4. Technology and Industry
5. Changes in land use
6. Antimicrobial resistance
7. Bioterrorism