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    What Is The Zika Virus?

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    Name: Steffan Barrett Date: April 6, 2016 ID#: 620068648 Tutor: Mrs Newman Stream: 40 Assignment: Documented Essay (Final Draft) The zika virus is a member of the virus family Flaviviridae and the genus Flavivirus and is spread by the female mosquito while the cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus in the same family as herpesvirus and is spread by body fluids, such as saliva, blood and urine. Both viruses are extremely dangerous to the unborn. The cytomegalovirus is known for affecting millions of babies each year, is a leading cause of disabilities in children and has been in existence since 1881. There is no cure or vaccine, yet the general public appears to have little awareness of it. Meanwhile the zika virus, which has an outbreak…

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    Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

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    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Intro & History Cytomegalovirus (CMV), a member of the herpesviridae family, is a prevalent viral pathogen called human herpes virus 5 (HHV5)[5]. It can infect many organs and is commonly asymptomatic[1]. Once infected with CMV, patients will carry the infection for life, as the virus could remain latent in white blood cells of our body with and without the demonstration of symptoms[1]. The virus can be reactivated during other illness or stress, this may occur with or…

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    12 Body System Case Study

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    to carry blood to receive oxygen to rest of the body. When we breathe in air, we inhaling oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide. The function of digestive system is to break down food that absorbs nutrients and help to eliminate wastes (feces). The function of urinary system is to store and eliminate urine, and eliminates wastes. The function of male reproductive system is that gonads produce sperm that can form a zygote with egg cell. Lastly, the female reproductive system is that oocytes that…

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    Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDs epidemic in the United States, minorities have been disproportionately affected and represent the majority of people newly infected and living with the disease.1,2 To illustrate, there are more than 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the US but 506,000 of these people are black.3 In 2010, blacks accounted for 44% of new HIV infections and Hispanics/Latinos accounted for 21% of the new HIV infections compared to whites.4 In an effort to mitigate the…

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    Research for Cytomegalovirus Treatment Sometimes patients with Cytomegalovirus do not need treatment if symptoms do not occur. If you feel symptoms like pain, fever, throat pain and pain in the stomach area then pharmacy medications like paracetamol or ibuprofen can help with your symptoms, if you are under sixteen years of age you should take Aspirin. Cytomegalovirus can also be passed on from a mother to her child. Babies can be infected at birth or before or after, there are antiviral…

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    HIV/AIDS

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    the mass media, business leaders, trade unions, youth and women movement, schools, colleges in the activities for AIDS prevention. National AIDS and STD control programme should provide simple, clear and accurate information about AIDS in order to create public awareness and understanding of the dangers of the disease. Put more effort in the use of newspaper, radio, television, posters, roadside billboards, drama and songs contests to disseminate information about HIV and AIDS to the general…

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    Ip Reflection

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    Introduction The past seven weeks I have experienced at UCT have played a role towards my becoming an integrated health professional. I have learnt how the three dimensions of the IHP diagram, identified by Olckers, Gibbs and Duncan (2007: 1) as Empathy, Knowledge and Reflection, all contribute to this journey. In this essay I will draw on two impactful events that have aided me in the three dimensions mentioned above through my thoughts and feelings prior, during and after the respective…

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    Overview Cytomegalovirus infection (CMV) is a common condition caused by a type of herpes virus. Once contracted, CMV stays in the body for the rest of a person’s life. It is spread through direct contact with infected bodily fluids such as saliva, blood, semen, and urine. While the virus can also be spread to a baby through a mother’s breast milk, it does not usually sicken the child. The majority of patients do not even realize they have been infected. CMV is unusual in that the infection…

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    Since the first cases were reported in 1981, AIDS has been affecting the lives of many people in the United States. Perceptions of HIV/AIDS have change dramatically over the pass of the years. Contracting the HIV virus meant a death sentence, however with medical improvements and the introduction of more efficient drugs a person with HIV can in a way live a normal life. And because of the advances in medicine people infected with HIV are living longer. Nevertheless, after a person gets infected…

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    AIDS, an invisible dead can change life and families of people who get infect. AIDS is the final form of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). This virus attacks and weakens human resistance and killing millions of people each year. There are millions of people living with AIDS today, about 60% of people in Africa got infect. People are living in fear because AIDS is easy to spreading and there is no medicine to stop this illness. During the AIDS Day Speech on 2006, President Obama gave a speech…

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