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  • Essay On Shingles

    body part or area. Shingles are caused by a herpesvirus that also causes chickenpox. After chickenpox has occurred, shingles could occur in the body within years later. People who develop shingles could have vision loss, neurological problems, skin infections, and postherpetic neuralgia that is severe pain in the nerves where the area was affected. Shingles have existed since the Middle Ages. Shingles were mixed up with smallpox since it was similar at the time.Older adults could be…

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  • Yellow Fever 1793

    Imagine having a horrible sickness with nobody agreeing on how to treat the sickness. This is what many Yellow Fever victims had to go through in the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793 in Philadelphia. Doctors all had different ideas of how to treat the Yellow Fever victims. Not to mention, many people did not know what the symptoms, causes, or treatments even were. While there are many different ideas on the symptoms, cures, and treatments, there are only some that are correct, such as the “French…

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  • The Plague And Bioterrorism: The Black Death

    Bioterrorism is terrorism involving the release of toxic biological agents. Common biological weapons are anthrax, botulism, plague, and smallpox. The plague has been one of the most devastating epidemics to mankind, second only to smallpox. Humans can become infected after being bitten by fleas that have fed on infected rodents. The plague develops rapidly and carries a high fatality rate despite immediate treatment and antibiotics. It has been used on various occasions because it’s difficult…

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  • Canine Influenza Research Paper

    Canine influenza, or CIV for short, is an emerging pathogen that produces an acute respiratory infection in dogs. Originally, the hosts of the influenza virus were equine and avian animals who then passed the virus onto canines (Wang et al. 1). It is highly contagious and has two main causative strains. The H3N2 strain comes from avian animals, and the H3N8 strain comes from equine animals. The H3N2 strain of CIV first appeared in a limited capacity in 2007 in Asia until 2015, when it made…

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  • Essay On Necrotizing Fasciitis

    recently. This bacteria destroys and eats up fat, skin and the tissue covering the muscle of a particular part of the body, and can occur anywhere in the body. This infections spreads through the body, and is very deadly. If you are a healthy person and have a strong immune system, your chances on getting this is very low. To stop the infection you have a very short time because of how fast it spreads.…

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  • Essay On Mercer Disease

    Mercer disease is a staph infection that is resistant to the penicillin family of antibiotics. Mercer is another name for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus; or MRSA for short. The infection begins either in the skin or a mucus membrane. The longer it goes untreated the deeper the infection burrows. MRSA can even get into the blood and spread the infection to the entire body. MRSA is a man influenced bacteria. It gained the resistance to the penicillin family because of improper use of…

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  • Tetanus Research Paper

    infected with this disease. The way this type of tetanus affects body is by the contractions of the muscles often happen in a week or so. The other type of tetanus is cephalic tetanus. Cephalic is a rare form of this disease which occurs from an ear infection (otitis media). The last and most common type of tetanus is generalized tetanus. This disease is usually present with a descending pattern. The first sign of this disease is lockjaw, followed by the stiffness of the neck, swallowing is…

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  • Vibrio Vulnificus Essay

    Vulnificus is halophilic meaning in Greek “Salt-loving” which means the bacterium requires salt to live. The disease does not spread from person to person. What are the symptoms? Infections may start with redness, pain and swelling at the site of a wound or…

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  • Analysis Of The Hookworm Infection: The Rockefeller Foundation

    In 1920 the hookworm infection was problematic in many impoverished areas around the globe. This infection happens when the hookworm parasite tunnels up through a human’s foot. Over time it slowly makes its way to the small intestine where it matures. The symptoms of this infection can include but is not limited to nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, and vomiting. The Rockefeller Foundation was interested in increasing the education about the disease and slowly push towards eradication. The…

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  • Lyme Disease Research Paper

    Description: Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by deer ticks infected with the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria. Cause: Lyme disease is spread through the bite of infected ticks. Ticks can attach on any part of the human body often found in hard to see areas. A tick is attached for 36 to 48 hours or more before the Lyme disease bacterium can be transmitted. Most people are infected through the bites of the immature ticks, which are called nymphs. Symptoms: Early Signs (3 to 30 days…

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