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  • Supportive Treatment

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    “To date, there are no clinical trials involving humans for virus specific therapies for MERS-CoV infection. Data regarding ribavirin, interferon and convalescent plasma are limited. Other medications, such as mycophenolic acid, chloroquine, chlorpromazine, loperamide, and lopinavir, have shown an inhibitory effect on MERS-CoV replication in vitro; however, in the absence of clinical

  • The Epidemic Of West Nile Virus

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    How many cases of West Nile Virus were reported in your state based on the epidemiology data? In year 2013, CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) get report of 2605 cases as regards to noticeable arboviral disease, comprising those caused through 2469 cases of WNV (West Nile Virus), 85 cases of LACV, 22 cases of JCV, 8 cases of EEEV, and 15 cases of POWV, and cases of few other diseases. These cases were stated from 26 percent (830) among the 3141 nations of U.S., no cases were stated

  • Essay on Impact of West Nile Virus on Humans

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    The Impact of West Nile Virus on Humans (or Why We Should Worry) West Nile virus can infect humans, but there are more drastic ways that it affects our lives. The virus normally lives in birds and is transmitted among them and other animals by mosquitoes. There is no other definite method of transmission, and people do not have to worry about contracting the virus through contact with infected humans or animals. Hundreds of species of birds and many mammals, including several endangered species

  • Emerging Infectious Diseases Essay

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    Emerging Infectious Diseases Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) are the third leading cause of death in the United States and the first leading cause of death worldwide (3). Thus, should EID's be considered an oncoming threat to human existence or is it God's response to our unbiblical stewardship of the Earth or is it nature's practical solution to overpopulation. Past EIDs Since the beginning of time, human existence has been overwhelmed by threatening diseases. To begin

  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. Essay

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    Introduction Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (referred to as Valeant hereafter) is a specialty company whose goal is to improve the lives of people in need of medical supplies. As a result, they have developed, manufactured, and marketed a range of brand name, generic, and over-the-counter products and medical devices. They also focus on developing and introducing new treatments through R&D researches whose headquarters are in Laval, QC and Bridgewater, N.J. (Valeant Inc, n.d.-a). Below

  • A Report On Aedes Albopictus

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    3. BACKGROUND AND LITERATURE REVIEW 3.1 INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT Aedes albopictus is considered to be the most invasive mosquito species in the world (1, 2) and there is an increased potential for its introduction into mainland Australia given the established populations discovered, since 2005, in the Torres Strait, the region that sandwiches between Papua New Guinea (PNG) and northern Australia (3). The aedine mosquito species have been culpably involved in the transmission cycles of pathogens of

  • The Epidemic Of West Nile Virus

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    West Nile virus is the most significant exotic mosquito-borne disease that has come to the contiguous United States in the last century. Outbreaks have proven extremely difficult to predict and control and have been associated with considerable morbidity. The large outbreak in 2012, which caught many by surprise, indicates that West Nile virus will remain a formidable public health challenge for years to come (“FAQ: West Nile Virus,” par. 3). That is the troubling account of Dr. Lyle Peterson, specialist

  • Symptoms And Symptoms Of Dengue Fever

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    Dengue Fever is a well-known arbovirus infection persistently affecting the tropical and subtropical areas sharing similar characteristics of overcrowding, clammy warm climate, poor economic and moving toward industrialization. (1) The incidence of dengue fever is escalating each year mostly in Southeast Asia, America and the Pacific’s adding to the world’s burden of the disease (1,2) Dengue virus is a member of flavivirus genus family that includes also West Nile virus, yellow fever, zika and Japanese

  • Case Study : Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. Essay

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    Introduction Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (referred to as Valeant hereafter) is a specialty company whose goal is to improve the lives of people in need of medical supplies. As a result, they have developed, manufactured, and marketed a range of brand name, generic, and over-the-counter products and medical devices. They also focus on developing and introducing new treatments through R&D researches and whose headquarters are in Laval, QC and Bridgewater, N.J. (Valeant Inc, n.d.-a)

  • Biovail Corporation : Revenue Recognition And Fob Sales Accounting Essay

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    Biovail Corporation: Revenue Recognition and FOB Sales Accounting Biovail Corporation was a large publicly traded pharmaceutical company located in Canada which merged with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. in 2011 (SEC, 2011). Said organization engaged in the development and large-scale manufacturing of pharmaceutical products (Chapman, 2009). As such, products were shipped to domestic and international distributors with products to United States customers shipped via truck transport

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