• Mad Cow Disease People Infected Cows
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    For preventing the spread of mad cow disease worldwide. Years after it was supposedly vanquished, mad cow disease, the brain infection that kills cows and some people who eat them, is on a comeback. The disease has spread widely in Europe, and there are danger signs in the United States, where has never appeared. Mad cow disease is one of several fatal brain diseases called transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, or Ties. After consuming the infected meat, the gruesome death starts with mood ...
  • Aids Hiv Infections Virus
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    -The Basics What is AIDS? What is AIDS? Who can be Infected? How is it Transmitted? -The Basics Who can be Infected with HIV? What is AIDS? Who can be infected? How is it Transmitted? Symptoms of New HIV Infection Using a Condom Using a Dental Dam Safer injection An HIV Vaccine? Anyone. A virus doesn't recognize risk groups. HIV has affected gay men, lesbians, heterosexuals and bisexuals. It is found in all races, nationalities and age groups. In the U. S. , gay men were among the first people ...
  • Ebola Virus Person Infected People
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    The virus is active in monkeys and they acquire it every second fall. The virus is not deadly to the monkeys. In Africa many people eat monkey meat as a source of protein and this is how they get the Ebola virus in their systems. There have been theories that the Ebola virus can be transmitted from bats to people and that the bats have the Ebola virus in them. It has never been scientifically proven that bats carry the Ebola virus. The Ebola virus is spread from person to person much like the AI...
  • What Is Aids Sexual Fluid
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    What Is AIDS AIDS is short for: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. It is a serious condition in which the body's defences against some illnesses are broken down. People with AIDS develop many different kinds of disease which the body would usually fight off quite easily. What Causes AIDS There is clear evidence that AIDS is caused by a virus called HIV, which is short for: Human Immunodeficiency Virus. If a person becomes infected with HIV, does that mean they have AIDS No. HIV is an unusual ...
  • Information About Viruses Floppy Disk
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    Information About Viruses growing problem in using computers is computer viruses. Viruses are pesky little programs that some hacker with too much time on his hands wrote. Viruses have been known to create annoyances from displaying messages on the screen, such as 'Your PC is now stoned,' to completely obliterating everything that is contained on the computer's hard disk. Viruses are transferred from computer to computer in a number of ways. The most common way that users receive viruses at home...
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
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    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). What is it? What causes it and why? Can I get it? How can I prevent myself from getting it? All of these questions can be answered. The main problem besides having AIDS, is not being educated enough to know how and why people are dying all over the world. Aids is caused by a virus called the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. A virus is one of the smallest "germs" that cause diseases. If you have unprotected sex o...
  • Computer Viruses And Their Effects On Your Pc
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    Computer Viruses and their Effects on your PC Table of Contents What is a Virus? ... 1 HOW A VIRUS INFECTS YOUR SYSTEM: ... 2 HOW DOES A VIRUS SPREAD? ... 3 BIGGEST MYTH: 'I BUY ALL OF MY PROGRAMS ON CD ROM FROM THESTORE'. STORE BOUGHT SOFTWARE NEVER CONTAINS VIRUSES... 3 INFECTION (DAMAGES)... 4 PROTECT YOUR COMPUTER, NOW! ! ... 5 A virus is an independent program that reproduces itself. It can attach itself to other programs and make copies of itself (i. e. , companion viruses). It can damag...
  • Aids 2 Immune System
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    AIDS is the final, life-threatening stage of the infection with human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. The name refers to the fact that HIV severely damages the patient's disease-fighting immune system. Cases of AIDS were first identified in 1981 in the United States, but scientists have traced cases to as early as 1959. Millions of AIDS cases have been diagnosed worldwide. HIV can be present in the body for 2 to 12 years without producing any ...
  • Fiv Feline Aids Infected Cat
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    Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is one of the top five killers of domestic cats in the U. S. In fact 3% of healthy cats were reported to have contracted the disease in the year 1999. FIV is a fatal disease and interestingly enough most FIV cats don't die of the disease it self by by other infections caused by their lowed immune system. FIV causes a deficiency in the immune system and makes cats very susceptible to a huge variety of medical problems basically bec...
  • Anthracis Infected With Anthrax
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    Anthrax is a very real and dangerous threat to all people who come in contact with it. The bacterial infection is caused by the bacteriaium Bacillus anthracis. Anthrax is divided into three categories all are contracted in different ways. The first type is called Cutaneous Anthrax; this is where anthrax spores make contact with the skin. If there is a cut or a lesion then a person can be infected. Cutaneous Anthrax is the most common way to get anthrax, but is also the least lethal. The second ...
  • Hepatitis Infected Person
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    Hepatitis A, B, C Hepatitis is a medical disease, which causes inflammation of the liver; your liver is an organ on the right side of your abdomen. The liver purifies your blood. The Hepatitis C virus is the second behind alcoholism among causes of liver disease and is the leading reason for liver transplants. Hepatitis A is the first of the different viruses. Some of the symptoms of Hepatitis A are fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, and abdominal pain. An estimated 100 people die from the Hepat...
  • Chicken Pox Infected Person Contact
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    Everybody knows what the chicken pox are, they are when you get bumps all over your body. The cause of the chicken pox is the virus varicella. Males and females are both able to get the virus, but children ages five to six are the most likely to be infected. Like I said chicken pox is caused by the virus varicella. Chicken pox is very contagious and unless you got it at birth one attack carries lifelong immunity. The chain infection is only present if a group of people come in contact with an i...
  • Ebola Fatality Rate
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    The Ebola Virus Overview of the Virus Official Name: Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever I. Initial SymptomsA. Sudden Fever. Weakness C. Muscle Pain D. Headache E. Sore Throat II. Secondary SymptomsA. Vomiting B. Diarrhea C. Rash D. Limited Kidney Function. Limited Liver Function. Internal and External Bleeding III. Incubation A. 2 to 21 days. It remains in the male's reproductive fluids up to 7 weeks after recovery IV. Diagnosis and Therapy A. Blood tests can be done, but only in maximum containment co...
  • Measles Immune System
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    Measles Virus In the 1800's the measles was a very dangerous disease, and when people who come in contact with it will die, if they have never been exposed to the virus before. The measles is transmitted through the air. The way that the virus is transmitted is that infected droplets are released by coughing, sneezing, and by talking. When the infected droplets that contain the measles are in the air, they are taken into the body through the mouth, nose and eyes of the potential person that coul...
  • Cases In Women Aids Hiv Infected
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    The majority of the people infected with HIV have contracted it through sexual intercourse with an infected person (5). Bodily fluids such as blood, semen, and vaginal secretions all may contain the virus. Using a condom can decrease the risk of contacting the HIV virus during intercourse with an infected partner. Another method of infection is through blood transfusion during surgery. A person may receive untested, infected blood, therefore containing the disease. Through mid 1992, 2% of HIV in...
  • Aids Prevention Infected With Hiv
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    AIDS Prevention Since many people have the HIV virus or at least heard of it, everybody should know what it is and what it does. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV is not spread through kissing, sneezes, sweat, mosquito s, eating utensils and drinking fountains. HIV is spread by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex, sharing needles, and through the contact of body fluids from an infected person. HIV infected people usually look and feel healthy and may not even know that they are infected. Only...
  • Chronically Infected Hepatitis Liver Virus
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    Amanda Sievers March 13, 2003 Abstract #1 Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a liver disease. Hepatitis makes you liver swell and stops it from working right. You need a healthy liver. The liver does many things to keep you alive. The liver fights infections and stops bleeding. It removes drugs and other poisons from your blood. The liver also stores energy for when you need it. The cause for Hepatitis B is a virus. A virus is a germ that causes sickness. You can get He...
  • Aids South Africa
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    AIDS is short for: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. It is a serious condition in which the body? s defenses against some illnesses are broken down. People with AIDS develop many different kinds of diseases which the body would usually fight off quite easily. AIDS is caused by a virus called HIV, which is short for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV can be passed on because it would be present in the sexual fluids and blood of infected people. If infected blood or sexual fluid gets into your ...
  • Aids In The Workplace
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    There are many employers that have learned about fair and equitable treatment of AIDS infected employees the hard way, through the court system. Its not surprising that employers have violated employee human rights or equal employment regulations in dealing with HIV infected personnel in the workplace. The fear of a deadly transmitted disease some call homosexual influenced, has people overreacting and ostracizing the infected worker. Employers as well as the general public must get educated abo...
  • Aids Is Becoming So Widespread
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    Aids is becoming so widespread The disease called aids is becoming very widespread in the United States. The question is why. In the following paragraphs the answers to this question will be answered. Aids is the final, life-threatening stage of infection with human immuondeficiency virus (HIV). Aids stands for Acquired immunodeficiency virus syndrome. The name refers to the fact that HIV severely damages the patient's disease fighting immune system. Cases of AIDS were first identified in 1981 ...