Regardless of which form of the disease the infected individual has if gone untreated the disease can be fatal. The treatment for the disease depends on the stage of the infection, the sooner it 's found the easier it is to treat. If found in the first stage the drugs used of are low toxicity and easy to administer and consists of Pentamidine for T.b.g. and Suramin for
The Yellow fever outbreak in 1793 affected most of the world with the deaths of many. Yellow fever first started when the refugees from the caribbean fled to Philadelphia. Yellow fever was one of the worst outbreaks in America 's history. The information provided in this research essay was found from multiple informational sites and books. The most important parts about Yellow fever are when it started and the symptoms followed, cause and how it 's transmitted, treatments, and Yellow fever now.
Signs and Symptoms Symptoms that are usually associated with yellow fever include fever, poor appetite, nausea, chills, muscle pains in the back and headaches abdominal back pain. These symptoms usually subside after five days. These symptoms sometimes reoccur. Abdominal pain and liver damage starts causing yellow skin. There also is a higher chance of kidney problems. About 15-15% then proceed to the ‘toxic’ stage of which around 50% then die around 14 days after catching yellow fever. Dengue Fever
To fully comprehend the effect the yellow fever had on Pennsylvania in 1793, it is necessary to understand disease itself. This instance of widespread yellow fever in Philadelphia is known as an epidemic. An epidemic occurs when there is a pathogen present in the same area area as vulnerable a large number of people vulnerable to the said pathogen. Another common term for an epidemic is outbreak, but an outbreak usually occurs within a more limited area than an epidemic. An epidemic or outbreak can
The Yellowing of Philadelphia Yellow fever is non-contagious viral disease transmitted to humans by the Aedes or the Haemagogus species of mosquitoes. Yellow fever is known for affecting humans, but also monkeys and many other animals. The disease mainly occurs in parts of Africa and South America, however, only some countries in Africa and South America have actually had Yellow fever outbreaks. These countries sporadic outbreaks occur almost exclusively to forestry and agricultural workers
The Yellow Fever virus came from Central or East Africa. With transmission between primates and humans, the virus has been spread from there to West Africa. The virus was probably brought to the Americas with the slave trade ships from 1492 after the first European exploration. The first case of Yellow fever was recorded in Mexico by Spanish colonists in 1648. Consequently, the virus started to spread also in North America. In Philadelphia in 1793, more than the 9% of the population die. The American
describes the disease commonly known today as yellow fever. Over the course of history, the yellow fever virus (YFV) has decimated populations in various regions all across the globe. While the overall gross impact of yellow fever has declined over the years, the virus still poses a significant threat present day, especially to those in the developing world. The World Health Organization currently estimates that approximately 200,000 cases of yellow fever occur around the world each year, resulting
Malaria, Yellow Fever, African Sleeping Sickness, and West Nile Virus. Malaria is one of the ten most common, yet deadly diseases in the world. It is a parasitic disease spread by the bite of Anopheles mosquito, which is active between dusk and dawn. Malaria occurs in over 100 countries and territories.
human body of micro organisms. I will also be explaining the logical sequence of events that occur from entry of a micro-organism to the body to the appearance of symptoms of a disease and then go onto discuss why not all infections lead to a disease. Finally I will explain a logical sequence the signs, symptoms and treatments of yellow fever which is an infectious disease. Micro organisms are
life threatening in many situations. In Fever 1798 I read how the fever affected their bodies, their ways for treatment, how they reacted, and more. Topic 1 How did the fever affect their bodies? In Fever 1798 by Laurie Halse Anderson, an epidemic known as yellow fever spreads throughout