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  • Essay on The Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever Description

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    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Marburg Virus, or the Marburg hemorrhagic fever (MHF), is a very deadly virus. It has a fatality rate anywhere from 24% all the way up to 88% if an outbreak occurs. The Marburg virus takes its name from Marburg, Germany; which is the place where it was initially detected in the year of our Lord 1967. There were other outbreaks of this virus in Frankfurt, Germany and also in Belgrade, Serbia. The main carrier of this virus is believed to be

  • Marburg Virus

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    Marburg Virus The Marburg virus was founded in 1967 when outbreaks of haemorrhagic fever started in laboratories in Marburg. “A total of 31 people became ill, including 25 laboratory workers.”(Public Health England Marburg,2014) “The laboratory workers all had contact with the blood, organs or cell-cultures from imported African green monkeys.”(Public Health England Marburg,2014) Virus belongs to the Filovirus family.” Currently there is no vaccine for the virus.”(Public Health England Marburg

  • The Stories Of Cinderella, Snow White, And Sleeping Beauty

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    Most of us grew up watching and reading the stories of Cinderella, Snow White and, Sleeping Beauty all of which were produced by Disney. But what if I told you that the versions you grew up watching and reading are far from the original versions depicted by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, better known as the Brothers Grimm. In their tale of “Cinderella” there was no fairy godmother, the step sisters cut off portions of their feet to fit into the slipper and none of the animals talked or sang, but rather

  • The Deadly Marburg Virus

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    The Deadly Marburg Virus Brent Reitz GBIO 225 November 13, 2015 The Deadly Marburg Virus The Marburg virus (MARV (originally known as the Marburg hemorrhagic fever virus)) was first discovered in 1967 during an epidemic in Germany, including the city of Marburg (WHO, 2015). This is a deadly, and severe disease that is in the same viral family as the Ebola virus: the Filoviridae family. The virus may be rare, but it is prone to massive outbreaks in a secreted population causing a staggering

  • Analysis Of The Letter ' Letter From The Holy Spirit '

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    Letter to Utinger – This letter is Zwingli’s efforts of defending himself and dispelling false rumors about him having inappropriate relations with a daughter of a high official. After saying how he has taken a vow of celibacy and that studying theology and Scripture weakens any sensual desires, he does concede that he had relations with her in a time of temptation. So, he denies the rumors that he seduced her (and possibly raped her) and says that not only was the decision mutual, but also that

  • Marburg Virus Research Paper

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    haven't found a cure for Marburg, but they treat this fever with antibodies.Doctors state that antibodies fight against Marburg very welly. Even though there isn't a cure infected “patients are given supported hospital care” (Marburg virus disease history,sThe CDC states that “Marburg is a rare severe Hemorrhagic fever”(Marburg Hemorrhagic fever). Marburg was first recognized in 1967 in Germany.Fruit bats maybe the reservoir of Marburg. The first people who caught Marburg we’re exposed to monkeys

  • Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever Research Paper

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    In the year 1967 a disease called the Marburg virus (MVD), formerly known as Marburg hemorrhagic fever, was discovered. MVD was identified during epidemics in Marburg and Frankfurt in Germany and in Belgrade in the former Yugoslavia (now Serbia) from importation of infected African green monkeys from Uganda. Thirty-one people became sick, first the laboratory staff, followed by several family members and medical personnel who took care of the ill laboratory workers. Seven deaths were reported. The

  • The Epidemic Of Ebola Virus

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    killer; in order to know why, it is important to understand what exactly the Ebola virus is. In the most basic sense, Ebola has RNA as its genetic material and belongs to the virus family Filoviridae, the same family as the Marburg virus. According to Peters and Peters (1999), Marburg virus was first discovered in 1967. It was the first virus of the Filoviridae family uncovered; Ebola was the second, being discovered in 1976. Ebola was initially encountered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where

  • Questionnaire about Ebola

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    TEST METHODS/BIOHAZARD EBOLA Questionnaire Have you been suffering strange symptoms? Do you want to know how to stop your illness from spreading? Are you scared for your life? Take this test to find out what you should do!!!!!!! 1) Do you throw up a black substance mixed with blood? a) True b) False 2) Do you experience an extreme aching behind your eyeball? a) True b) False 3) Do you experience multiple red spots and hemorrhages on your body? a) True b) False 4) Do you

  • Argumentative Essay On The Hot Zone

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    Richard Preston, the author of The Hot Zone, wanted us to believe two things. The first is that the viruses explained throughout the novel, such as Marburg and Ebola, are nature’s defense against the “infectious parasite” that the human race is on this planet. He emphasizes that the horrible viruses are the earth’s way of punishing the human race for taking over and for preventing their future expansion. The second thing he wanted us to believe is the idea that the Ebola virus could spread very rapidly