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  • 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 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 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

  • Essay on The Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever Description

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    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 the rousettus aegypti

  • The Epidemic Of Ebola Virus

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    the dark, the panic caused by the Ebola virus is largely due to misunderstanding and is often blown out of proportion. The Ebola virus is discussed in the media because it generates hysteria, even though it is nowhere near as threatening as it is often claimed to be. Do not make the assumption that the virus itself is not lethal, as indeed it is one of the deadlier pathogens in the world; however, a variety of factors contribute to making the Ebola virus a less than perfect killer; in order to know

  • Ebola Virus Chapter Summary

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    and it is based upon an outbreak of the Ebola virus in a monkey house located in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Reston, Virginia. The first occurrence of an Ebola-like virus (Marburg) takes place in Kenya and a French expatriate named Charles Monet is the first to die from this disease. His terrible and excruciatingly fatal death is described in the most horrific details by Preston. The hospital staff who treated Monet became infected with the virus as well, traveling fast throughout the hospital

  • Argumentative Essay On The Hot Zone

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    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 if it’s airborne. In today’s society, with the use of airplanes

  • The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

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    The Hot Zone, by Richard Preston, is a non-fiction story about the deadly virus (Ebola) spreading throughout the world. Certain strains of this virus are 90% fatal, and cause horrible symptoms, such as facial drooping, muscle aches, reddened eyes, and puking. The Ebola virus was traced back to a man named Charles Monet. After Monet, the virus spread rapidly, and it was leaving no survivors. Charles Monet was a Frenchman who moved to western Kenya, Africa, and worked for a sugar factory. Monet mostly

  • Questionnaire about Ebola

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    information below. ↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓ Hello. If you are reading this, then it means you have most or all of the symptoms listed above. This is very, very bad. You more than likely have a hot virus called Ebola. Ebola is very dangerous, and will not leave you with a pretty death. Don’t take this magazines

  • The Hot Zone By Richard Preston

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    sections serve as guidelines for the time periods and topics of the story. Preston begins the story in 1980 where he tells the devastating tale of a man he dubs “Charles Monet” who lived near Mount Elgon, (an important location in the story and for virus research) a good location for exploring wildlife and nature. After a visit to a place called Kitum Cave, Monet begins to suffer some very outlandish symptoms and becomes very ill. He is taken to Nairobi Hospital in Kenya where he infects some of the