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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 hemorrhagic fever patients from Colombia, South America, was followed for 1 year. Clinical diagnosis of myocarditis was routinely performed. Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic analysis were performed to confirm those cases. Immunohistochemistry…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dengue Fever: Cause, And Emerging Infectious Diseases

    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…

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  • Bravery In Laurie Halse Anderson's Fever 1793

    Laurie Halse Anderson’s Historical Fiction novel, Fever 1793, takes place in Philadelphia- a large city- during the fever epedemic. Mattie Cook lives in a coffeehouse with her Mother, Grandfather, and her cook Eliza. By the time the fever epedemic breaks out, Mattie has to be strong in order to survive. Anderson uses descriptive words and sentence varitey to show the theme of the story; bravery. The author creates this lesson to show that someones bravery can save an entire city. The theme…

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  • Healing Herbs And Dangerous Doctor By Jan Pylypa Summary

    American doctors and most people do not question their doctors. In some countries this is not the case. In other countries around the world, there is less use of doctors to cure sicknesses. Instead the people, who are sick, go see shamans or herbalists. The article Healing Herbs and Dangerous Doctors Fruit Fever and Community Conflicts with Biomedical Care in Northeast Thailand discussed the different views of the medical system. There were several interviews that were performed by the author…

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  • A Comparison Of Death In Milwaukee During The Year 1900

    contamination. A large number of cases of intestinal infections and a considerable number of cases of typhoid fever occurring during the month of May lead to exhaustive chemical and bacteriological examination of he water.”(1905) This annual report suggested that “the heavy rains which occurred in April carried out large quantities of sewage into the lake, and this quantity greater than previous time because the river had not been flushed for some time. “(1905) It also stated that along with…

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