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    From Money to Nets to Lives Humans often take their own lives for granted; never thinking too much of those who may be less fortunate. We go about our daily lives worried about celebrities, or sports; rather than food or uncontrolled diseases in our country. Many others do not get that luxury. Rick Reilly writes his article, “Nothing But Nets,” on the back page of popular sports magazine, Sports Illustrated, to request money from his audience, so that mosquito nets may be purchased for African countries. Reilly’s appeals to ethos help persuade the reader to listen and believe him. Reilly’s first statement of his article persuades the reader to trust him when he asks the reader, “I’ve never asked for anything before, right?” (Reilly). He instantly…

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    countries. They are receiving about 6 million treatment kits containing oral rehydration packs, pain relievers, and mosquito spray as aid in controlling the disease. (“Haiti gets 6 million kits to treat mosquito-borne chikungunya virus”) Civilians of the country are also told to own mosquito nets and bugs sprays to prevent from getting the mosquito bites. Comparing the procedures of this country to WHO, the country does fail to announce that proper clothing during a mosquito-borne outbreak is…

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    Zika Virus Analysis

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    Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito; however, only female mosquitoes can transmit diseases. The virus was first identified in the Zika forest in Uganda. It was originally found in monkeys but eventually spread to humans in South America due to a monkey-mosquito-human cycle. Now, the virus occupies over 30 countries all around the world; however, the Aedes mosquito prefer mainly tropical or temperate climates. These type of insects transmit not only the Zika…

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    The Vietnam Experience

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    We were so tired and did not feel like eating so we all went to bed. When we woke up it was 9:00 a.m. we were astonished to find our body’s covered in red bumps. Apparently the men that worked at the base, failed to inform us that the mosquitos swarmed thick at night and those who did not sleep inside of a mosquito net would end up with tons of bites, like us. From then on we slept under mosquito nets. It was August 5, 1996. I had been in Vietnam for about one year and was supposed to leave…

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    Global Pattern- Malaria Figure 1: global malaria distribution figure 2: global distribution of malaria mosquito Geographic Distribution of Malaria As shown on figure 1, the risk of malaria disease is concentrated between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, such as Sub-Sahara in Africa, north of South America and Southeast of Asia. Malaria is more concentrated here because these areas have similar patterns such breeding of Anopheles mosquito. This is due to…

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    Zika Outbreak

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    suggests reducing and eliminating any mosquito breeding site on your property. Related to this, people should close off their homes to mosquitos. Such methods include using window screens rather than an open window with no screen. Also, the PAHO recommends sleeping under a mosquito net to prevent bites while you are asleep. Visitors to areas with a Zika outbreak should wear insect repellent as well as cover their skin as much as possible with large clothes to limit exposed skin that could be bit…

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    Zika Virus Paper

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    the spread of Zika. By telling college students about using bug repellent, mosquito nets, and dumping standing water would help prevent Zika. In the end, we hope to create a workshop that can be applied to educate the students on campus about the Zika virus.…

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    then they were only a few .When a new diseases came it was difficult for people to cure it that made it easier for people to die .Around 1491 there were few disease in the new world.Then it all change when the Columbian Exchange began.It was a time for exploration and exchange form the new world to the old world.Yet it also became an exchange of diseases like smallpox,measles and malaria.Malaria is a diseases that is trasmitted by an infected mosquito.It a deasse that has impact many people and…

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    with some strange symptoms: a rash that covered his body, high fever, back pain, and an eye infection. This man had been traveling prior to the symptoms in Polynesia and the South Americas. During his extensive travels he felt fine, although he was eaten by mosquitos, which didn’t bother him as he had gotten vaccinated prior to the trip. After leaving he started to develop symptoms mentioned before. Thereafter, he went to a clinic where doctors were at a loss to the symptoms. It seemed that none…

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    The episode “Deadly Messengers” in the video series, RX For Survival, shows the deadly diseases transmitted to people by mosquitos and black flies. The mosquitos served as transmitters to deadly diseases like the West Nile Virus, Yellow Fever and Malaria. Another insect born disease was River blindness, which was transmitted through tiny black flies. The video also shares how public health professionals helped the targeted populations reduce the risk of coming into contact with mosquitos as well…

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