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  • What Was The Impact Of World War 1

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    you’re in the great state of Kansas”, she answered. My mouth dropped wide! I thought, “Kansas!” There’s no way that newspaper my grandmother gave me could’ve did, I have to be going crazy. No time to waste, I have to find a way out of here before the flu I read affects me! I walked around the town looking at everybody’s early symptoms of the deadly outbreak I had read about. I continued to walk until I saw a group of people together talking about this outbreak. “This outbreak had already caused millions

  • The 1918 Spanish Flu Epidemic

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    The 1918 Spanish Flu Epidemic was a deathly virus that made its way to every across the globe by 1919, leaving a devastating affect on the world’s population and leaving many questioning any previous faith in religion and modern science. This essay will explore the global affect of the Spanish Flu Epidemic with special reference to its impact on South African society. Victims of the Spanish flu epidemic suffered from an acute infection in the respiratory system. The virus itself takes its form in

  • The Elderly Population

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    In the beginning, when I began brainstorming about this competency I felt as if it was a demand need for everyone to be aware about. I have seen individuals being decline of services for a variety of reasons, and it makes earning those services harder when they aren’t within personal reach. I witnessed this during my placement, as well as my personal life. During my placement, I realized that the elderly population still often have the chance to be denied for services, support and have their rights

  • The History of the Flu Essay

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    The History of the Flu This research paper covers the basic history of influenza. It begins with its early history and the reasons for why influenza was never feared. It also covers three influenza pandemics: the Spanish flu of 1918, the Asian flu, the Hong Kong flu and the terror and heartbreak left behind in their wakes. In addition, the paper discusses avian influenza and addresses the current threat of a bird flu pandemic. Influenza, an innocent little virus that annually comes and

  • What Causes Pig Influenza

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    new lesson, and prayerfully, a new blessing. Good things come but unfortunately, so do the bad. I remember just a few years ago hearing of people near and far being infected with the swine flu, which is the transmitting of pig influenza into humans. It is also known as swine influenza, pig influenza, or hog flu. This was devastating to hear. Being of a younger generation, this was my first time hearing of something as drastic and severe as this. I began wondering what caused this and why now? This

  • Essay about Great Influenza Book Report

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    and better understanding of the human body. Doctors with sufficient knowledge of the human body and cures for diseases and viruses were scarce. People were much more concerned with government and politics, than health and medicine, until one of the greatest and most grotesque lethal pandemics that’s struck the earth in human history. This pandemic the “Spanish Flu” spread so rapidly and had an extremely high mortality rate. This was caused by the close contact of humans and poor cleanliness and sanitation

  • Essay on The Flu Epidemic F 1918

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    December, one would take notice of coffins lining the sidewalks. Nobody was on the streets, and dead bodies were stuffed into every available space. The Flu Epidemic of 1918 not only was the most devastating event of the twentieth century, but propelled the United States to search for a vaccine that has not yet been found, causing concern that the flu will strike again.      Influenza has been around almost as long as people have walked the earth. Its roots draw back as far

  • The Great Influenza

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    GREAT INFLUENZA The book The Great Influenza by John Barry takes us back to arguably one of the greatest medical disasters in human history, the book focuses on the influenza pandemic which took place in the year 1918. The world was at war in the First World War and with everyone preoccupied with happenings in Europe and winning the war, the influenza pandemic struck when the human race was least ready and most distracted by happenings all over the world. In total the influenza pandemic killed over a

  • The Signal And The Noise Book Report

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    In this chapter he talks about the swine flu ‘epidemics’ of the late seventies and of 2009 serve as an example of how extrapolation can lead to improper predictions, particularly if you assume that things will keep proceeding as they have in the recent past. It notes that self-fulfilling and self-canceling

  • The 1918 Flu Pandemic Essay

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    The 1918 Flu Pandemic Abstract One of the most virulent strains of influenza in history ravaged the world and decimated the populations around the world. Present during World War I, the 1918 strain of pandemic influenza found many opportunities to spread through the war. At the time, science wasn’t advanced enough to study the virus, much less find a cure; medical personnel were helpless when it came to fighting the disease, and so the flu went on to infect millions and kill at a rate 25 times