Anthrax
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Poor relations and hatred among individuals and nations in the world today has driven people to great lengths with the aim of inducing harm on others. Using the advanced technology people have generated biologically, lethal weapons, which can hurt a great number of people and go… tistics indicating that the number of affected decreased from 130 estimated cases…
Bio-Terrorism
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Anthrax is not a communicable disease in its active state. The anthrax spores can be stored for decades and can be spread over large areas.… e spores can enter the body in one of three ways: by inhaling it into the lungs, by ingesting it into the digestive tract, or by cutaneous exposure through contact with the skin. If anthrax were disseminated by the…
Assignment for HS 110
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In the fall of 2001 one of the most horrific acts of terror was committed at the World Trade Towers in New York City resulting in the death of thousands. Other targets on the same day made September 11, 2001 one of the worst days in United States history. That fall, just one… thrax as a bio-weapon affected not only the US Post Office, but medical centers that…
Research paper on bioterism: Anthrax
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It has a potential to be used as a weapon for bioterrorism because a kilo of anthrax spores is highly portable, relative cheap to produce, and has the capacity to kill at least 30,000 people. There are… Recovery from the disease is also highly possible. The United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) categorized anthrax as a…
Anthrax
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Bacillus anthracis is a certain type of bacteria which is mainly responsible for causing this fatal disease. This paper will shed more light upon how Anthrax spreads and how it can be cured… “The bacteria can easily enter into the skin of a human being should there be a cut or scrape. Wool which is widely exported can also cause anthrax; infected animal’s wool…
Anthrax
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Anthrax is known to be one of the oldest soil-borne bacterial diseases of ruminants and grazing animals. It is known to affect human beings when they come in contact with the diseased animal or contaminated animal products like hides, fur, wool, leather, or with the infected soil. … They are of three types: Symptoms: The causal agent does not cause the…
Vaccination
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Lombard, Pastoret, and Moulin (2007) argue that vaccination entails the giving of an antigenic material with an aim of stimulating a person’s immune system so that the body… On the contrary, in West Virginia and Mississippi there are no laws that mandate vaccination. To that effect, some parents choose not to vaccinate their children because they believe that…
Women's Sufferance in Military Conflicts
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Sufferance in wars and routine conflicts is not new. Feminists argue that since first and Second World War women lie in between traditional gender images and new expectations which required women to replace the men, not just in the wartime economy but also by assuming responsibility for the livelihood and survival of their families immediately after war. …
Smallpox Vaccination
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Smallpox is a highly contagious disease unique to humans which is caused by either of two virus variants named Variola major and Variola minor. V. major. Among the two the second one is the deadlier form and has a mortality rate of 3-35%, while V. minor causes a milder form of disease called alastrim and kills only about 1% of its victims (Ryan and Ray 525-7; Behbehani 455-509).…
Cancer Vaccination
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According to the interviewee, she has been able to take the position through a screening process that has been handled by the inbound administration of the organization as she has been working as a regular social worker for at least a year and a half before she has actually been transferred to higher position.… Vaccinations for Cervical Cancer should be given…
Vaccination Controversy
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Vaccination has been used by health personnel since nearly hundred years to artificially induce an immune response for the prevention of subsequent infections. Since the very beginning, vaccination has been surrounded by numerous controversies.… Vaccination Controversy In most health settings, vaccination constitutes one of the most controversial medical…
Bio-Terrorism/Anthrax outline
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OUTLINE: Anthrax as a Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD) Points about anthrax as a WMD Possible opposing arguments Anthrax is easy to obtain, produce, and disseminate. According to the CIA, anthrax is much harder to obtain that commonly depicted in the press (Bowman, 2002).… Anthrax agents are controlled in the former Soviet Union, as elsewhere internationally…
Vaccination debate
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Most of the people have begun being cautious of various vaccines offered to the children. The doubt has been high among mothers. The controversy had been the increasing number of autism cases at the period… The other worry is that children are exposed to too many shots of vaccines than was the case in the past. As a result, Center for Disease Control and…
HPV Vaccination
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Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States, with 20 million individuals currently infected with HPV and 6.2 million new cases each year (Cates). HPV is the main cause of cervical cancer and genital warts. … A study on the "Impact of HPV Vaccination & Sexual Activity of Adolescent Girls" needs to be…
Name two diseases caused by spores, their symptoms and treatment, and how they are spread
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Name Instructor Course Date Anthrax and Tetanus as Diseases Caused By Spore-Forming Bacteria Although the public may not be aware of the existence of bacteria that form spores, there are four major types bacteria that produce toxic spores that lead to diseases both in humans and in animals (World Health Organization [WHO]).… These spore-forming bacteria are…
Bio-Terrrorism Medicine Essay
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Bioterrorism encompasses a huge variety of very different threats, including anthrax, that require immense networks of laboratory and public health infrastructures. In fact, the threat is so varied that adequate response is nearly impossible in terms of resources.… Additionally, bioterrorism is a hot issue, one that encompasses many types of public opinion,…
Early Influenza Vaccination
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The study "Early Influenza Vaccination" carries out to develop a deep understanding about the impact of early Influenza vaccination to decrease major cause specific mortality and related ailments like stroke, renal disease, diabetes mellitus, pneumonia, malignancy and heart disease.… Influenza is a severe, yet preventable disease for aged group. The study is…
Bio-Terrorism and Anthrax as WMD
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Anthrax has been well studies for over 150 years; however, the re3cent threat of anthrax as a bioterrorism agent has necessitated improvements in pathogen detection methods (Popoviv, 2005). Because anthrax spore are hardy, highly infectious, and easily airborne, environmental detection of the pathogens in facilities and public areas is particularly necessary.…
Bio-Terrorism and Anthrax as WMD
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Anthrax has been well studies for over 150 years; however, the re3cent threat of anthrax as a bioterrorism agent has necessitated improvements in pathogen detection methods (Popoviv, 2005). Because anthrax spore are hardy, highly infectious, and easily airborne, environmental… Following the anthrax letter attacks of 2001, the United States Postal service, and…
Vaccine and vaccination
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Accordingly, such infections are primarily caused by the prevalence of over 70 viruses, fungi, bacteria and parasites that pose a threat to human health (Mackay and Rosen 1042).… Moreover, the chances of adverse side effects to the daughter are very minimal owing to past statistics. For example, the chance of adverse side effects in most vaccinations such as…
Debate on vaccination
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A vaccination is an injection that produces immunity in the body against an organism that has either been killed or weakened and contained in that particular injection. Consequently, a vaccine can be said to be the product contained in the vaccination. Several types of vaccines… For instance, the vaccination against smallpox used cowpox, which was a poxvirus…
Vaccination of children
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The vaccination of children is an important function of government. Only governments have the ability to require vaccinations that keep children safe from harmful diseases. This fact has been shown to be true over the past century, as we have seen the complete eradication of some of the most deadly diseases.… The vaccination of children is an important…
Bio-Terrrorism /Anthrax as a WMD
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Anthrax is one of the oldest recorded pathogens and one that is of particular concern as a bioterrorism agent because of both its potency in small amounts, relative ease of productions, and resilience to heat and environmental factors. Anthrax commonly refers to the hardy spores of the bacteria Bacillus anthracis, the etiologic agent of anthrax.… Anthrax has…
Bioterrorism Essay
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Bioterrorism is now a worldwide nightmare. Spreading disease-causing bacteria or viruses is the modus operandi of bioterrorism. The agents of these diseases vary geographically. The main agents of disease-causing microorganisms are: Anthrax, Yersinia Pestis, Smallpox viruses, Clostridium botulinum and Francisella tularensis.… To be careful in protecting…
Bioterrorism and Anthrax, October 2001
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Name Subject Date Bioterrorism and Anthrax, October 2001 Introduction Terrorism nowadays is a broad concept. Many research and studies in different fields are devoted to the study of terrorism effect and its impact on different aspects of human activities.… In accordance with Gaudioso (2011): “Microbial or other biological agents, or toxins whatever their…
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