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  • The Spread Of The Zika Virus

    There are many different forms of diseases, illnesses, or viruses being spread around today with many different forms. One such virus has been 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 the Zika virus, what it is, its symptoms, the spreading of the virus, how to treat it, and other vital information related to the virus. Using various sources of information to best describe the invasion of the Zika virus. Also mentioning the effects that it can have besides the original symptoms that it causes. Invasion of Zika According to the CDC website, Zika is caused by the Zika virus strain that can be spread by mosquitos that are infected with the virus strain. The type of mosquitos that carry this virus as called “Aedes mosquitos” as written by MacFadden and Bogoch (2016). McNeil Jr., Saint Louis, and St. Fleur (2016) state that the virus is related to dengue, yellow fever, and West Nile virus. The Zika virus is not a virus that just recently sprung out of nowhere. This virus has been around since 1947 and was…

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  • Cvs Pharmacy Case Study

    Aldridge, C. (2016). What’s planned in building near CVS Pharmacy. Midland Daily News. Retrieved from http://www.ourmidland.com/news/article/What-s-planned-in-building-near-CVS-Pharmacy-9514418.php In this article, the author discusses a CVS store in South Saginaw that’s expanding to 13,600 square foot. In return, for it to be large enough to respond to the medical and dental building that’s being built right across the street. So, to build that area up for the community, the size of the…

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  • Zika Virus Case

    1. Where and when was the first case of Zika virus infection reported? (10 pts) In 1947 Zika virus was first isolated from a monkey coming from the Zika forest in Uganda1. In 1952 first human infections were reported in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania1. Reference [1] The History of Zika Virus." World Health Organization. World Health Organization, n.d. Web. 02 Dec. 2016. 2. What are the common symptoms of Zika virus infection (Zika virus disease)? (10 pts) When a person is infected…

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  • Zika Virus Change

    The Virus Change Are we to blame for the world of the unseen changing at an alarming rate? Throughout the last few decades, the world of viruses have changed. Some harmful viruses are spreading more faster and easier than they ever had before, and there have been some resurrections of some old viruses. The recent changes in the world of viruses are not a natural occurrence but brought on by humanity. One of the main reason for the changes in the virus worlds as we know it is the latest changes…

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  • Causes And Consequences Of Zika Virus

    ZIKA VIRUS Zika virus is center of an ongoing pandemic and public health emergency with serious medical and economic consequences. (Plourde and Bloch, 2016). Zika virus belongs to the family of flavivirus which includes other mosquitoborn viruses like chikungunya virus, dengue virus, yellow fever virus and West Nile virus (Plourde and Bloch, 2016). Zika virus is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus), other Aedes…

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  • Lujo Virus Essay

    The Lujo virus is noted to encode proteins from the L-segment to ensure high replication rates. The S-segment of the virus encodes proteins that are noted to affect the immune response of the host, in addition to causing clotting of the blood that may damage organs. The Lujo virus can survive and spread via mammalian cells, and excrement of infected hosts. Small amounts of the virus can lead to infection and disease, with no notable difference in transmission is noted in patients with healthy…

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  • Anti Infective Agent Essay

    diagnosis can lead to limited or no positive effect on patient’s disease. In the following paragraphs I will summarize the main anti-infective and antimicrobial agents used in respiratory care and how we determine which is appropriate. Aerosolized Anti-infective Agents As we have discussed throughout the course, aerosolized administration of these agents is preferred for several reasons. Aerosolizing drugs allows for a painless, more direct application to the lungs at lower doses. Targeting…

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  • Cirrhosis Literature Review

    the fundamental purpose of antifibrotic agents is for the reduction of fibrosis in relation to cirrhosis, with a favorable effect on portal hypertension and the advent of Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Desmet et al., 2003). The latest development of extremely well-tolerated and highly effective direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) has redefined the prospect for those with cirrhosis significantly. Before the advent of DAAs, peginterferon and ribavirin were used in treatment of cirrhosis. Ribavirin was…

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  • LCMV Case Study

    invade the host defenses. LCMV causes both chronic and acute infections in humans through aerosolized mucous exposure or by physical contact of lacerated skin with infectious remains (Enria et al., 2008). Physiologically this virus causes hemorrhagic fever in human and eventually leads to death by multiple organ failure (Enria et al., 2008). Recently, LCMV’s pathogenicity has come into to the light when three patients died from LCMV infection after a visceral-organ transplant from a single…

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  • The Importance Of Nutrition In HCV Patients

    progression should also be avoided. DIETARY SUPPLEMENTATION For patients with advanced liver disease presenting with steatorrhea due to bile acid deficiency, fat-soluble vitamins and medium chain triglycerides that do not need bile for absorption may be supplemented in their diet. These are often available as nutritional drinks and can be easily taken even by patients with reduced tolerance to oral intake. Consuming vegetable-based proteins that contain fewer aromatic amino acids and…

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