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    Zika Virus Paper

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    From 1947 to 2006 there were only a few sporadic cases recorded, but then in 2007 on Yap Island in the Federate State of Micronesia, more than 118 cases were reported (Charrel, Leparc-Goffart, Pas, de Lamaballerie, Koopmans, & Reusken, 2016). Following this outbreak on Yap Island, between the years of 2013-2014 there was another outbreak in the French Polynesian Islands. There were over 30,000 suspected cases (Charrel, Leparc-Goffart, Pas, de Lamaballerie, Koopmans, & Reusken, 2016). Zika, compared to many other mosquito-derived viruses, had hardly been discussed within the academic and media circles until January 2016. In 2016 there was a sudden outbreak of Zika in South America. The outbreaks in South America were so abrupt and unexpected because many of the patients who have Zika Virus are asymptomatic during the outbreak. Eighty percent of the people who are infected with the virus do not show signs or symptoms right…

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    Throughout the review Deurenberg, Deurenberg-Yap and Guricci states the use of anthropometric measurements such as skinfold thickness, waist circumference or bioelectrical impedance measurements are suitable for assessing body composition. Throughout the review it was identified that Asian populations have a higher BF% at a lower BMI measure than Caucasians. Highlighting the flaw with utilising BMI in measuring obesity especially with various ethnicities. Deurenberg, Deurenberg-Yap and Guricci…

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    Picture Analysis

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    crowded and concentrated on the two pages of a book which seems obsolete (Yap). In this image, there are three points that can be analyze. They are the color of the image, the framing of the image, and the characters represents and each of element represents poverty and hope. First of all, the use of color in the photo is harmonious and represents about poverty and hope. As you can…

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    Where Do I Live? 1 Scooter’s black, silky hair brushed the floor as he scrambled past his bed and up to the door of the house. “Yap! Yap! Ms. Lilly’s home! Ms. Lilly’s home!” 2 “Hi, Scooter. What adventures did my little Yorkie have today?” Yorkie was the name Ms. Lilly used when she thought about Scooter’s curiosity about inside things and outside things and things that move and smell. 3 “I chased a ladybug in the window. I chewed on my leash, and l looked for you.” Ms. Lilly cuddled Scooter…

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    Primary Source Critique

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    A Primary Source Critique Paper The research problem that I have chosen in Unit 1 was pressure ulcers. This problem needs to be researched in order to properly address such problems in nursing home settings and to be able to find ways to at least prevent if not solve the problem is not only promoting positive patient care outcomes, but also increasing the quality of care of the nursing home facilities. As nurses, we are encouraged to apply evidence-based practice in our profession. In finding…

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    Interpersonal communication is also like dynamic communication because it is a distinct form of communication as it is straight, subjective as well as natural. (Yap & Massila, 2010) Besides, listening is a deliberate process which we are pay attention and listen single-mindedly. (Yap & Massila, 2010) Listening is thought mind and it is an internal as well as external process. (Yap & Massila, 2010) It involves deriving meaning from the sound, decipher the meaning what you are listening and…

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    What Is Liminality?

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    that elude a definitive and denotative meaning. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, that which is liminal has three interpretations: “minimality”; something “characterized by being on a boundary or threshold” or a “transitional… state between culturally defined stages of a person’s life”. This liminality is evident in Yap’s distinct artistry, where he engages in a sparse and economic style, representing the physical environment “sufficiently to give the reader a sense of what one feels,…

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    When I was seven years old, I moved here to Washington. I came from a small island in Micronesia called Yap. Culture back in Yap was very different from culture here in Washington. I needed a little time to get used to how things worked in America. Some aspects of my culture that differ from the culture in Washington are the food, we generally eat rice with almost everything. Another aspect of my culture was music, there is a variety of music here in the states. Back home, my family and…

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    Zika Virus Research Paper

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    The mosquito-borne flavi-virus known as the Zika virus was originally found in the Zika forest of Uganda in 1947. Zika first was found in a febrile rhesus macaque monkey and later identified in Aedes africanus mosquitoes from the same forest. The first three cases of human infection were reported in 1954 in Nigeria. The first of the recurring events in humans arrived from Africa and Asia in past years. However, not until 2007, on Yap Island that a major widespread was conveyed. Zika infections…

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    this is good news it is still imperative to have a plan to put into action when catastrophes happen. There are different strategies to handle school shootings. For instance, there are programs that mentor young people who are prone to violence, there are programs that teach students what to do during a shooting, and there are programs that deal with the emotional distress correlated to school shootings. An example of a program that mentors youth in hopes of preventing school shootings is the…

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