Public Health Problem The hantavirus is a virus that is transmitted to humans by rodents. An infection with this virus can develop into Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, a disease that affects the lungs and kidneys, which can ultimately be fatal. Humans can contract the virus by coming in contact with mice nests, droppings, or by inhaling contaminated air. Rodents can also spread the disease by biting someone (which is rare), or if a person eats something that is contaminated. The first known outbreak
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome I. Background CW, an 18-year-old Caucasian male, presented at a rural hospital located in northwest New Mexico. CW complained of flu-like symptoms including a headache, chills, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and myalgia for the previous two to four days (Staff, 2014). He stated within the past 24 to 48 hours he had developed a productive cough, a tightening in his chest, and shortness of breath. When questioned what, his activities were prior to the onset of symptoms he
Huntavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Outbreak May 1993 An outbreak of HPS in The Four Corners area of the southwestern United States occurred when a Navajo man, who was healthy previously, became ill with symptoms of shortness of breath and died very rapidly. The man’s fiancée died a few days earlier with the same symptoms. Dr. James Cheek of the Indian Health Service stated: “"I think if it hadn't been for that initial pair of people that became sick within a week of each other, we never would have discovered
al 2010). Old world hantavirus were first discovered during the Korean War (1950-1953) when over 3,000 U.N and Korean soldiers became stricken with hemorrhagic fever with
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times of drought and starvation (Hay et al., 2002). Climate can also lead to heavier rainfall and flooding, which causes for rodents to inhabit houses searching for shelter and food. This can lead to transmission of hantavirus in humans, leading to hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS).
APA STYLE LITE FOR COLLEGE PAPERS American Psychological Association Style for Final Manuscripts by Dr Abel Scribe PhD - January 2010 APA Lite for College Papers is a concise guide to crafting research papers in the style of the American Psychological Association (APA). It is based on the current edition of the APA Publication Manual (corrected printing, 2009) while incorporating guidelines for “Material Other Than Journal Articles” found in the last edition. APA Lite succeeds the APA Crib Sheet