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    In 1947, scientists discovered the Zika virus while collecting samples from monkeys in Uganda’s Zika Forest to track yellow fever. The following year, the virus was detected again in the Zika Forest; however, this time the virus was present in Aedes species mosquitoes. It wasn’t until 1952 that the first human cases were reported in the United Republic of Tanzania, highlighting how adaptable and transmittable the virus became. Since the viruses’ initial discovery, there have been spontaneous…

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    Analysis Of The ZIKA Virus

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    members of the FLAVIVIRIDAE family are under one umbrella known as arboviruses due to they are transmitted to host cells by medial vectors like arthropods. Humen are infected by the bite of various species of female AEDES mosquitoes, and the common species spread in the US are Aedes Aegpti, Aedes albopictus. Because of the loss a pollen against this virus and lack the biology researches so it leads up to continue propagation on new geographic…

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    Zika Virus Dbq

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    South America by mosquitoes and infected people has led to the maiming of newborn babies throughout the world, but you can help prevent this while protecting yourself from its harm. The primary sources of transmission of the virus is through the Aedes africanus mosquitoes and humans. A local transmission cycle is formed between humans and mosquitoes. When a human is infected by mosquitoes, other mosquitoes carry the virus when they bite the infected human. As stated in Document E, Zika is…

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    Zhikv Case Studies

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    In 2015, a widespread pandemic of the Zika virus (ZIKV) was reported in South and Central America and the Caribbean’s as well. The principal concern associated with this viral infection is the increased incidences of microcephaly in fetuses born to mothers infected with ZIKV. As a result, World Health Organization has declared it a pandemic that is affecting many lives. This paper will examine what the virus is in detail, by looking at its signs and symptoms, and second it will look at its…

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    Zika Virus Speech

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    Hello all! I am sure many of you all if not all have heard the news about the Zika virus lately. I am a healthcare worker, and while I was aware of Zika and the ways of transmission and effects of it, I was not aware of how many places in the US that have had cases. I recently saw my doctor and the subject of travel to Orlando came up, were you aware that the Zika virus has been found in mosquitoes there? I wasn't. I was aware they had been found in Texas, but none further. My doctor showed a…

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    The most common way it is transferred is through Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes. Other species of mosquitoes can have the virus, even though the Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes have it more commonly. When the mosquito hass the virus and bites other people, the virus is transmitted to whatever it bites. Although a mosquito bite is the most common, there are other…

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    Effects Of Chikungunya

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    that causes infected individuals to suffer fever, muscle pain, headache, nausea, fatigue, rash, and joint pain. In most cases the joint pain can last several weeks, but in chronic cases the pain can last years. It is transmitted by female Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitos and symptoms start to appear between 2 - 12 days after infection. During the colonial era, medical practitioners in public health have attempted to solve this issue by dealing with mosquito vectors. The war against…

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    ZIKV

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    Zika virus (ZIKV) is a flavivirus transmitted through the bites of infected Aedes species of mosquitoes. In 1947, ZIKV virus was first recognized in Uganda in monkeys through a system that observed yellow fever. Later in 1952, the virus was acknowledged in humans in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania. Since then, there has been reports of outbreaks of ZIKV in Africa, America, Asia and the South Pacific. In 2007, the first large outbreak of ZIKV was reported from Yap Island. ZIKV is…

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    The first major American yellow fever epidemic hit Philadelphia in July 1793 and peaks during the first weeks of October. Philadelphia then the nation’s capital was the most cosmopolitan city in the United States. During the yellow fever epidemic during 1793 in philadelphia 5,000 or more people were listed in the official register of deaths between August 1 and November 9. Yellow fever is known for bringing on a characteristic yellow tinge to the eyes and skin and for the terrible black vomit…

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    Carlos Finlay and the Yellow Fever On October 11, 1793, the death toll from the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia had reached 100. By the time this epidemic ended, 5,000 people (9% of the total population in the United States at the time) were dead (Frierson 2010). Due to an unknown cause of illness, in addition to the rapid onset of the disease, yellow fever would be regarded as one of the most devastating diseases at the time. We now know that yellow fever is a serious disease caused by an…

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