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  • Al Gore Truth To Power Summary

    insects, catastrophic storms, and the impacts on human health are three strong points regarding the possibilities of a possible climate crisis. Presently, warmer temperatures are extending insect life cycles, causing infectious diseases in humans. The Aedes aegypti (A. aegypti) mosquito is responsible for the transmission of Zika Virus, Chikungunya Virus, and Dengue fever (Center of Disease Control). According to Gore, the A. aegypti mosquito is moving northward in the United States (112). Due…

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  • Public Health Issues

    In the field of global health, a consensus has been reached that we can no longer analyze public health issues through a purely biomedical lens, but must incorporate a wide range of other dimensions, such as political, economic, social, and environmental aspects. All these dimensions converge together to form particular places of health that influence disease exposure and transmission. King asserts that a political ecology framework applied to health provides insight into “how health is situated…

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  • Monsoon Season Essay

    What is monsoon season? This monsoon word come from Arabic word which is wind patterns due to replacement of weather patterns. Monsoon typical definition is a season of wind reversing followed by corresponding changes in atmospheric calculation and precipitation . It is related with the asymmetric heating of sea and land. On the other word, monsoon also means rainy phase of pattern that are changing seasonally even though there is dry phase. The annual average of rainfall is 2420 mm for…

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  • Essay On Zika Virus

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says “ Zika Virus is transmitted to people, primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species of mosquito.” “However, sexual transmission of Zika Virus is also possible” stated by the World Health Organization. Another way the Zika Virus can be transmitted is through a pregnant mom to her baby during that pregnancy. Although that is…

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  • Fever Socratic Seminar Essay

    We know what caused it, a near-cure, where it came from, and how to prevent it. We know that the Aedes Aegypti, a type of mosquito, causes Yellow Fever. The mosquitos breed and lay their eggs in water and like to come out at night. The incest loves hot weather and comes out during that time. In 1793, though, they didn’t have a complete understanding…

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  • Why Zebras Don T Get Ulcers Essay

    In the United States, a devastating water crisis is occurring. Water in the town of Flint, Michigan has been contaminated with toxic substances, resulting in residents getting sick. The problem originated from a water rehabilitation project when officials decided to build a pipeline in order to draw water from Lake Huron. However, the pipeline became too expensive and was never finished. Instead officials elected to draw municipal water from the Flint River instead. Sadly, the Flint River…

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  • Utilitarianism In Critical Thinking

    Critical thinking is a series of thinking processes to assess judgment, assumption, argument or claim in a thorough and rational manner. Critical thinking is the most fundamental skills that can be achieved by postgraduate students which applicable to other context as well, or termed as a transferable skill. Postgraduate students are primarily working on a research project which suits well with their own interest. On the daily basis, students are using scientific approach to figure out the…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Moratorium

    Discoveries in the field of genetics have given the world hope for a brighter future. With promises of disease eradication, increased intelligence, and longer lifespans, it is no wonder that people believe that this altering our genetic code is the solution to all of our problems. However, with all of these potential benefits, there come potential dangers. A new scientific breakthrough has come our way. Referred to as CRISPR, this new technology is the easiest, cheapest, and most reliable way of…

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  • Microcephaly Summary

    The article “Zika virus discovered in infant brains bolsters link to microcephaly” by Gretchen Vogel and the article “5 things you need to know about Zika” by Sandee LaMotte both discuss the growing dangers of Zika virus. Each author takes a deeper look into the virus, but also each author varies on the way that Zika virus is discussed. The first author Vogel discusses more about the personal experience of pregnant woman and the link of birth defects caused by the Zika virus. The second author…

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  • Zika Virus Lab Report

    cases of the virus. (Chen, 1), (CDC) ZIKV is a single stranded RNA virus that was originally found in a rhesus monkey. Transmission of the virus can happen through two types of modes. The first mode of transmission is through a bite from an infected Aedes mosquito. These mosquitos are considered to be carriers…

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