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  • The Yellow Fever

    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 people were still told to use wear protective clothing that would shield their bodies from the harmful mosquitos. “The yellow fever is a Flavivirus that humans served as the Togaviridae and the mosquito’s habitat was particularly in low-light areas in…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Dengue Fever

    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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  • Dengue Fever Essay

    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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  • Typhoid Fever Research Paper

    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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  • Informative Speech On Lassa Fever

    Lassa Fever There are hundreds of different infectious diseases that affect people all across the world. Some infectious diseases effect the human body more severely than others. They can even wipe out an entire community or continent in months. It is important to acknowledge specific viruses and diseases in specific parts of the world that could be in your area or a potential area you want to visit or move to in the future. One disease that exists in a specific part of the world is called…

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  • Essay On Yellow Fever Angola

    and Yellow Fever The continent of Africa is a diverse place. Many cultures, languages, and ethnicities are sporadically spread throughout its landscapes, but regardless of the diversity of Africa there are several commonalities that make the continent of Africa prone to certain problems. One of these problems has been made manifest in nation of Angola as it struggles with an outbreak of yellow fever. Many physical and cultural aspects of Africa’s geography make it prone to these types of…

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  • Yellow Fever Research Paper

    Globally, approximately 600 million people reside in endemic areas. The number of cases of yellow fever has been increasing drastically since the 80’s. This is thought to be due to more people living in cities, less people being immune, people moving frequently and of course, climate change. Originating in Africa, it spread to South America in the 17th century via the slave trade. Since then, numerous major occurrences of the disease have occurred in Europe, Africa and the Americas. Yellow…

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  • Definition Of Family In 'Fever 1793'

    What is the definition of family? Is family just the people descended from a common ancestor, or could it be more than that? The story Fever 1793 written by Laurie Halse Anderson suggests a different meaning of what family truly is. The story is about a 14 year old girl named Mattie Cook who lives in a house above their family's coffee shop in Philadelphia during the time of the Fever outbreak in 1793. Once the fever breaks and her mother becomes feverish, Mattie flees the city with her…

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  • Colonial Life In Fever 1793

    Colonial Life: Dealing with Yellow Fever in Fever 1793 Throughout history, there has always been disease spreading throughout the world. There have been times where a society as a whole have fallen, whether it be from the disease itself or by hands of others. Colonial America was a mecca for disease and death in the 18th century. In the midst of trying to survive deadly diseases, women were trying to gain a role in society. Laurie Halse Anderson’s novel, Fever 1793, creates strong female…

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  • Mattie Cook In Fever 1793

    It is common for teenagers to change in character after they experience dangerous or painful situations.This is the case for Mattie Cook in the book Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson.At first, Mattie has an easy life where she is lazy and dependent on her family to take on the responsibilities that she doesn’t take on.Later on, Mattie has to face some very difficult an painful losses and situations.At the end, everything falls back into place, but Mattie has to learn to do the work that her…

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