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    Yellow Fever Yellow fever is a potentially deadly infection that has the power to kill with just a bite from a mosquito. This infection, that mainly began in the 1900’s, has caused many people to have nasty symptoms and even death. This potent disease has gruesome consequences if it is allowed to reach the further stages, and it has the ability to transmit rapidly within a short period of time. The initial symptoms will appear three to six days after being bitten by a mosquito. The three to six days is called the incubation period, in which there will be no signs. “Once the infection enters the acute phase, you may experience signs and symptoms” (Yellow Fever Symptoms). These symptoms may include: fever, headache, muscle aches, sensitivity…

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    Yellow Fever Virus

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    Examination of Molecular determinants of Yellow Fever Virus pathogenicity in Syrian Golden Hamsters: one mutation away from virulence Christian Lee West Coast University: Ontario Native and endemic to the tropical and subtropical locations of Africa and South America, these areas are where Yellow Fever is most prevalent. According to Klitting, Roth, Rey, and Lambellerie, “Yellow Fever Virus was named after the jaundice characteristic of the liver dysfunction caused by the…

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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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    The Yellow Fever

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    The yellow fever was an infectious virus that took place in the south, particularly Memphis, Tennessee with its most catastrophic case in 1878. The virus was transmitted to people by the bite of an infected mosquito. According to the CDC, “the yellow fever virus is/was found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa” (CDC, 2015). Overall diagnosing the yellow fever was based on a person’s symptoms and different test. Although there were no guidelines nor general treatment…

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    Never leave your house without...your rash. Many cases of Scarlet Fever occurred in the 1800’s, but even today there are some cases of Scarlet Fever. Although many believe that Scarlet Fever can be treated and is not that dangerous, the truth is most cases of Scarlet Fever have been reported to be dangerous. Cases have lead to horrible skin infections and death. In the 1800’s doctors could not find a cure to Scarlet Fever. Sadly, there is no way to prevent the illness from infecting a body.…

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    Yellow fever got its name from the symptom of the virus that turns your skin yellow. When native americans first saw this new disease,they had no idea what it was because it was new to them. So they called it yellow fever for the most obvious reason of it turning your skin yellow. The disease was also called black vomit disease because of the blood that would come out of the bloody but it was basically dry blood and the meant that the disease was getting ready to completely take over the body…

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    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 largely…

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    When most people hear of Typhus fever they may think of something out of the old wild west frontier while in fact Typhus fever has been dated back to The New World of the Spanish conquistadors of 1083. There has been much debate exactly where the disease first originated, but it has made most of its debuts in Europe and surrounding countries throughout the years. Typhus is most prevalent where there is famine, poverty, and war because of the overcrowding of people living together in rodent…

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    Typhoid fever in itself is not a disease well known by history. Typhoid fever played only a small part in the history of the human race and compared to other diseases comes across as more of a nuisance with exception to its role in the Plague of Athens. On the surface, “enteric fever” causes a small but common array of symptoms: fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, chills, muscle aches and skin rash. The cause of the disease is salmonella typhi, a bacterium that rides contaminated…

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    When most people hear of Typhus fever they may think of something out of the old wild west frontier while in fact Typhus fever has been dated back to The New World of the Spanish conquistadors of 1083. There has been much debate exactly where the disease first originated, but it has made most of its debuts in Europe and surrounding countries throughout the years. Typhus is most prevalent where there is famine, poverty, and war because of the overcrowding of people living together in rodent…

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