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  • Case Study : Newcastle Disease Virus

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    Small Animal Management SA-1105-201 11/9/2016 Newcastle Disease Virus Morgan Kyle Crystal Curico Andrea Drumbore Erica Levins Devan Mazza-McDonald Rhianna Smith Kylie Tuller There was a local hatchery farm who was commonly known for breeding and raising poultry for food. There were many complaints against the facility about the living conditions for the animals as well as the safety for the staff. Inspector Joe was called in to investigate the accusations

  • The Current Outbreak Of Ebolavirus

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    On the 8th of August 2014 the World Health Organisation declared the current outbreak of Ebolavirus to be an international health emergency. This epidemic is the largest ever seen of the disease, and is located in West Africa - particularly in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. At present it has led to over 5,000 deaths, with more than 14,000 people having been infected. Ebola virus disease (EVD) has been portrayed by some as a major threat to health outside of West Africa, though this is disputed

  • The Epidemic Of Ebola Virus

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    Children around the world fear the dark because they do not understand it. Much like a child’s fear of 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

  • Rabies Is A Virus?

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    Rabies belongs to the order Mononegavirales, family Rhabdoviridae, genus Lyssavirus. (7) Six other lyssaviruses also cause rabies (Lagos Bat, Mokola Virus, Duvenhage Virus, European Bat Virus 1 & 2, and Australian Bat Virus). (7) This is not, however, an exhaustive list as public health experts suspect other pathogens will be discovered. (7) Because rabies is a virus (and not a bacterium), this microbe is neither gram positive nor negative. Microscopic Appearance Under a microscope, Lyssavirus

  • The Ebola Virus Essay

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    believed to be infected directly from the natural reservoir or through a chain of transmission from the natural reservoir.” (3) Etiological agent: Filoviridae “Together with Marburg virus, Ebola makes up the family Filoviridae, of the order Mononegavirales ( the non-segmented, negative-sense, single-stranded RNA viruses” (5) Four identified subtypes of Ebola: (4) · Ebola-Zaire, Ebola-Sudan, Ebola-Ivory Coast (cause disease in humans) · Ebola-Reston (cause disease in non-human primates

  • Ebola Virus Disease ( Evd )

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    Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. EVD outbreaks have a case fatality rate of up to 90%. Ebola first appeared on July 27, 1976, the very first person to contract the Ebola virus began to show symptoms. Ten days later he was dead. The latter was in a village situated near the Ebola River, from which the disease takes its name., with a total of 602 reported cases and 431 deaths. The first victim to contract Ebola was a cotton factory worker from Nzara, Sudan. Soon

  • Essay about The Ebola Virus

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    The Ebola Haemorrahagic Fever, or Ebola for short, was first recognized as a virus in 1967. The first breakout that caused the Ebola virus to be recognized was in Zaire with 318 people infected and 280 killed. There are five subtypes of the Ebola virus, but only four of them affect humans. There are the Ebola-Zaire, Ebola-Sudan, Ebola-Ivory Coast and the Ebola-Bundibugyo. The fifth one, the Ebola-Reston, only affects nonhuman primates. The Ebola-Zaire was recognized on August 26, 1976 with a 44 year

  • A Short History Of Disease Sean Martin Chapter Summary

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    As the second part of this reflection paper, I selected a book ‘A Short History of Disease’ by Sean Martin. He is a writer and filmmaker also known for his other famous books like The Knights Templar, Alchemy and alchemists, the Gnostics. His films include Lanterna Magicka: Bill Douglas & the secret history of cinema. The most alluring thing which conceives me to cull this book is a history of the disease, as a medical professional, it's always tantalizing to know from where all these begins and

  • Ebola Virus Chapter Summary

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    This book took place in the late 1980's, 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

  • Tracking the Ebola Virus

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    These past years I spent my time tracking the virus of Ebola as well as its various strains all over the world. At first I didn’t know of the disease, only of the mysterious deaths. I had heard a rumor of a man by the name of Monet who had become mysteriously sick with a disease that none have seen. This information led me to Nairobi, Kenya where the man was supposed to be. When I arrived at Nairobi Hospital I didn’t encounter the man of my search. I questioned a nurse, who asked not to be named