Pandemic
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A few years back, massive panic spread throughout the world especially in Asia when the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome or SARS scare broke out. Massive panic buying of masks was rampant on the streets of major cities. While other protective measures were enforced as an epidemic was feared to ensue.… There is an argument that it is not anymore a question of…
Pandemic Flu
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The Nation’s Health website reveals that the life expectancy in early 20th century was short. Perhaps this was attributed to communicable diseases that were spreading easily from one person to… Accidents resulted from unregulated workplaces. According to Wever and Bergen (2014), pandemic influenza killed many Americans soldiers far more than the ones who died…
Pandemic Flu
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Pandemic flu is a global decease outbreak which spreads mainly among people who have little immunity. There are many dangerous viruses which can be the source of pandemic flu, but the most dangerous one is virus A the proteins of which have transformed into H5N1 virus which is known today as avian flu or bird flu.… Symptoms of avian influenza differ from those…
Flu Pandemic
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With influenza being one of the most easily transmitted diseases, it is commonly associated with pandemics, particularly as the symptoms may be indistinguishable from the common cold (Jennings & Monto, 2008). The quick escalation of an outbreak to a pandemic means that many… ent, suppression and delay of further spread of the outbreak through rapid assistance;…
SARS Pandemic
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Abstract: Coronavirus are the causative agent for sever acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). These viruses received attention, about 70 years after their discovery, from the whole world in early 2003 when SARS was detected. The impact was huge in very short time interval; 8000 people became sick and 700 died across the globe.… Vaccine is in the preparatory…
HIV pandemic
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Currently, HIV is the worst health epidemic that threatens the lives of millions across the world. The global situations and trends exhibit the damaging statistics of the disease across the globe, whereby the… As such, the prevalence of the HIV epidemic continues to traverse across all quarters of the globe although the burden of the epidemic varies…
Influenza Pandemic
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A pandemic is a global disease outbreak. A flu pandemic takes place when a new influenza virus emerges for which people have little or no immunity, and for which there is no vaccine. An influenza pandemic occurs when a new subtype emerges that has not formerly circulated in humans.… The research explained how the next influenza pandemic may arise and its…
Pandemic avian influenza
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A global disease outbreak is known as a pandemic. A flu pandemic takes place when a new influenza virus surfaces for which there is little or no immunity for humans, and for which no vaccine is available. Influenza viruses are highly unstable, genetically adaptable, and well prepared to elude host defenses.… Each combination represents a different subtype. All…
Obesity: The Coming Pandemic
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Name Date Course Section/# Obesity: The Coming Pandemic The United Kingdom Department of Health ranks obesity in children and adolescents as a prime health challenge and a key action area with reference to the quality of life and overall longevity of its citizens.… Accordingly, this brief analysis will attempt to reconcile and chronicle the steps the…
Pandemic Flu Planning
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Pandemic Flu Planning Once the pandemic reaches phase 5, it becomes critical because it assumes larger cluster. The pandemic stage, however, is still manageable and provides several opportunities for prevention as it is not yet fully transmissible. Taking these into account, I recommend several mitigation measures.… The recommended plan of action and…
Pandemic Flu plan
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The body aches followed by tiredness and a dry cough which attacks the health condition to the extent of causing death. Continents such as Africa,… that has seen heath experts and governments come together to formulate policies and plans on how to curb and mange influenza so as to reduce loss of life through such pandemic. Communities at their local levels…
Pandemic Flu Planning
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Therefore, this calls for effective measures, which include alerting both legal authorities and private sector though the latter due to the fear… In ensuring effective control, I will recommend the following steps whereby most of them are community-based strategies. The first step will encompass devising effective preparedness, response and containment…
Infection Control - Pandemic Planning
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Infection Control - Pandemic Planning Infection Control - Pandemic Planning Introduction Since the outbreak of SARS in 2003, the Federal government and other global interest groups like World Health Organization have been giving specific focus to the concept of pandemic planning.… The 2009-H1N1or swine flu was declared as a pandemic by the World Health…
Containing and eradicating a pandemic
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(2009) find that H5N1 avian influenza (A1) infection associates with direct contact with infected poultry. Avian Influenza Viruses envelope in a single stranded negative sense belongs to the Orthomyxovindae family. The virus has eight different RNA segments that have… Yee et al. (2009) identify sixteen HA and nine NA subtypes. Low pathogenic AIVs cause…
Emergency Planning and Operations - Influenza Pandemic
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Emergency Planning and Operations-Influenza Pandemic With influenza being one of the most easily transmitted diseases, it is commonly associated with pandemics, particularly as the symptoms may be indistinguishable from the common cold (Jennings & Monto, 2008).… Overall, there are a number of positives and negatives to the OPLAN. Perhaps the most impressive…
Patents and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
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It would initially explain the social problem HIV/AIDS; determine why it is a problem; and identify from human service approach using concepts and intervention plans how it… The responsibility of looking after ones health is shared by the person himself, his family, and local community. The emergences of issues pertinent to health services make health the…
Flu Pandemic: Financial Institutions at Risk
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Flu pandemics are global outbreaks of virulent influenza caused by a viral strain so different from those of prior years that the human population has no natural resistance to it" (Russell A1). Recent events have proven the world unprepared for a now long overdue pandemic, which occurs ever ten to forty years (Arthur 1).… Health professionals expect the bird…
1918 Flu Pandemic Brings Higher Fatalities than World War 1
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Title: 1918 Flu Pandemic Brings Higher Fatalities than World War 1 Name of student Lecturer Date of presentation Abstract This research paper is an investigation of the 1918 flu pandemic that caused more fatalities than the total number of people killed in the First World War.… Medical response to the pandemic is investigated in the fourth section and finally,…
Stigma in the HIV and AIDS Pandemic
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Formulate a research title. Stigma and Discrimination in the HIV and AIDS Pandemic: A Qualitative Examination Develop a research problem. What is the experience of HIV/AIDS patients in relation to stigma and discrimination? … The research aims to present information with regards to the experience of HIV/AIDS patients with regards to the possible stigma and…
1918 Flu Pandemic Brings Higher Fatalities than World War 1
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This research paper is an investigation of the 1918 flu pandemic that caused more fatalities than the total number of people killed in the First World War. The first section discusses historical background of the Spanish flu followed by an investigation of mortality and morbidity patterns of the flu pandemic. … The third section investigates the public health…
The Impact of a Pandemic (SARS) on Tourism
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The Impact of a Pandemic (Swine Flu) on Tourism Abstract Swine Flu has become the scariest pandemic that has affected tourism industry of a large number of countries. Mexico has become one of those countries that have adversely affected by this pandemic. Swine flu has negatively affected the economy of Mexico, particularly its tourism sector.… Introduction…
Real World Disasters: H1N1 Pandemic (2009), Earthquake in Haiti (2010)
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Under such a situation, if the illness and mortality rates resulting from the infection are very high, it will become mandatory for the community to devise and implement… The method and design of social distancing should be custom-made to the specific requirements of the local communities and their defence mechanisms. For instance, in the Asian flu of 1957-58,…
Effect of the Swine flu pandemic on the tourist industry in the US and Europe
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Running Head: Tourism A Mini-Research Proposal on the Effect of the Swine Flu Epidemic on the Tourism Industry of the United States and Europe Name Name of Professor Title: The Effect of Swine Flu Pandemic on the Tourism Industry of the United States and Europe Problem Statement This study tries to evaluate the impact of the swine flu pandemic on the tourism industry of the United States and Europe.…
Pandemic Potential of a Strain of Influenza A (H1N1): Early Findings
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Pandemic Potential of a Strain of Influenza A (H1N1): Early Findings Abstract The rise of a new strain of influenza A referred to as A (H1N1) virus in February 2009 prompted health authorities in to discovering the pandemic potential of this strain. Although this pandemic was declared to be over in August 2010, future pandemics cannot be ruled out due to certain characteristics of the virus.…
Lack of Trust in the Media during the Swine Flu Pandemic of 2009
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Name of professor Date Media trust: case of H1N1 Communication is a very essential component of human society as it leads to awareness and knowledge over various components and aspects of the society which would otherwise remain concealed to the public.… If one doesn’t hear of any news in the media today, then it probably didn’t happen anywhere since the…
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