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    present infection and is working tirelessly to find the specific antibody it needs to properly combat this virus. The battle between white blood cells, leukocytes, and the army of newly synthesised viruses rages within the body causing the fever and muscle aches that Jim-Bob was experiencing. In some cases, swelling may occur in the thoracic region as a result of tissue expanding to allow the flow of antibodies. This is interpreted as an ache like pain by the brain. If the body fails to recognize and fight the virus in a fairly rapid amount of time, the chances of death are significant. Like any virus, finding drugs to combat the virus very tricky. Often times, nothing can be done but simple symptom treatment and broad spectrum antivirals. Considering this virus is a mutation of the H5N1 and the H1N1 viruses, the antivirals oseltamivir and zanamivir may be used. If antivirals remain ineffective, the individual is most commonly made comfortable and the virus just runs its course. Typical symptom treatment for this virus would entail a cool towel as well as aspirin to the ease the fever and muscle aches and dimenhydrinate to block receptors in the brain that trigger vomiting. The fact that treatments are extremely minimal causes many people to feel uneasy. Everyone handles fear a little differently, but every example has one thing in common: it degrades trust. People start to turn against each other for their own personal interests. Survival mode sets in once a pandemic…

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    Influenza Case Study Essay

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    vaccination are well protected from influenza. The available evidence does not provide information on the effectiveness and efficacy of the influenza vaccine for people of 65 years old or above (Jefferson T, 2010). I would recommend Mrs T to bring Mr I to see the GP as Mr I is above 65 years old and he is considered to be the “at risk” group. GP will determine whether it is suitable to prescribe him with antiviral treatment (NICE, 2015) Antiviral drugs are more important for people in the “at…

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    brain, permanent brain damage and death. Encephalitis is different from other diseases in the sense that it is the actual brain that is being attacked by the immune system. Most other diseases (e.g. meningitis) cause the immune system to attack the covering of the brain, but not the brain itself. Treatment: Are there treatments for this disease? How is this disease treated? Treatment for mild encephalitis is fairly simple and very similar to treating the flu or a cold. Treatment can include;…

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    Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)

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    Treatment such as antiviral medication is available to stop help stop the virus from continuing to replicate and spread, and to fight the virus’ effects (i.e. stop the virus from damaging the liver further). Another option for infected persons is a liver transplant, where the damaged liver is removed and replaced with a healthy one. There are other drugs that are being developed as well, aimed at treating hepatitis B effectively. Currently, there is no way to cure a person of the infection…

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    Entecavir (HBV)

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    (BMS), is an oral antiviral drug that is used for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections and also in the prevention of HBV re-infection after a liver transplant. Entecavir was derived by modifying the natural nucleoside Deoxyguanosine. They are both identical in structure with an exception in the 5’ position of the carbon ring. Deoxyguanosine has an oxygen atom in the 5’ position whereas Entecavir has a carbon-carbon double bond.1 Since BMS was the original patent (U.S.…

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    raw material for drugs which are effective and reasonable health care for people. However, all plants synthesize phytochemicals, which are beneficial for our health as they cannot be synthesized in the human body [9]. Plants are also rich dietary sources of biomolecules, vitamins and minerals which are crucial for maintaining the healthy body. It has been observed that numerous plants…

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