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    Dengue Fever Dengue (pronounced as DENGgey) is a virus whose name “is derived from the Swahili ki denga pepo, which means ‘seizure caused by an evil spirit,’” according to Lisa A. Beltz, an assistant professor in the Department of Biology at Kent State University and author of Emerging Infectious Diseases. It typically occurs in tropical and subtropical environments. The warm, moist air is ideal for the mosquitos that carry the virus. According to cdc.gov, a government website for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are four serotypes, or closely related viruses (dengue one, two, three, and four), which causes greater risks. It is possible that someone can get infected with all four serotypes. Because they are different, getting…

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    target upper-class individuals on a community level. Because dengue fever is stigmatized as a virus prevalent in the poor, this group has a low perceived susceptibility of dengue, a lack of engagement in community preventative efforts, and fewer interventions that target their cohort. Based on these, the higher income level has a higher risk of dengue compared to low-and-middle-income levels. How. Education. Since this targeted group has been subject to the societal idea that dengue fever…

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    Dengue Fever Essay

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    Dengue Fever: a mosquito borne disease resulting in the symptoms of sudden high fever, severe headaches, pain behind the eyes, severe joint and muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, and skin rash which appear three to four days after the onset of fever, mild bleeding (such a nose bleeding, bleeding gums, or easy bruising). The tissue invaded are the heart and skeletal muscles. According to ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, the following experiment was enacted: “A prospective pediatric clinical cohort of 102 dengue…

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    positive test. • Complete Blood Cell Count Blood tests present with lowered total white blood cell, platelet and neutrophil counts and a 20% or more increase in haematocrit values suggests haemoconcentration. Thus, monitoring should be done every 3-4 hours in cases of severe dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) or dengue shock syndrome (DSS). Thrombocytopenia is observed with platelet count of lesser than 100,000 cells/μL. Thus, monitoring…

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    specific virus that is endemic to countries near the equator is the dengue virus. DENV or dengue virus, is prevalent in the Philippines and causes outbreaks throughout the country. The dengue virus, is a mosquito-borne single strand RNA virus that comes from the genus Flavivirus (Back & Lundkvist). The purpose of this paper is to identify the causes of the endemic…

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    virus that caused dengue fever, the disease her husband and Kemar read about in the newspaper. Part ll 1. An increase in pollution worldwide may be an attributing factor to the rise…

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    West Nile Virus is a virus that affects the brain and body. Many victims are infected with the West Nile Virus don’t know that they have it because there is no symptoms. Because there are no symptoms, it usually evolves to West Nile Fever or severe West Nile Disease. The people who develop West Nile Fever have symptoms of fever, headache, tiredness, body aches, nausea, vomiting, and occasionally a skin rash and swollen lymph glands (West nile virus, 2011). When people develop severe West Nile…

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    The Zika virus can cause birth defects if the mother contracts the virus while she is pregnant there are two main ways that the virus is contracted. It’s sexually transmitted and vector transmitted (Mosquitos). Because the symptoms are so similar to Dengue fever it is common for it to be misdiagnosed as Dengue fever, in addition, the Zika Virus causes birth defects for those who are infected during while they are pregnant. It causes microcephaly which is a birth defect that causes an abnormally…

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    spreading like wildfire and that virus is known as Zika. This is another virus spread by mosquitos, just like dengue fever. Mosquitos usually breed near warmer climate areas, more clustered in the south or in the Caribbean. Unfortunately, the Zika virus seems to be spreading more than just in those areas. The virus might also be spreading towards the United States. Zika seems to be going on an invasion and it may be more hurtful to health than people think. This paper will go on to inform about…

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    people between 1347 and 1351. That amounted to 30% to 50% of the population on the continent killed in a period of just five years.” In modern times the Ebola Virus and Dengue Fever have cause scare and panic in 1st world countries and killed thousands in many 3rd world countries. The Bubonic Plague and viruses and other diseases nowadays have many similarities and many differences. The Bubonic Plague and Dengue Fever similarly ravage and cause many deaths within the areas of contact. Also the…

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