Essays Tagged: "Ebola virus"

THE EBOLA VIRUS

The Ebola VirusA virus is an ultramicroscopic infectious organism that, having no independent metabolic ... gy and raw materials. There are more than 200 viruses that are know to cause disease in humans. The Ebola virus, which dates back to 1976, has four strains each from a different geographic area, but a ... a different geographic area, but all give their victims the same painful, often lethal symptoms.The Ebola virus is a member of a family of RNA viruses known as 'Filoviriade' and falling under one genu ...

(7 pages) 130 0 3.8 Oct/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Ebola virus

In my report, I will answer many basic questions concerning one of the fastest killing viruses, the Ebola virus. Questions such as 'How does it infect its victims?', 'How are Ebola victims treated?', ... a outbreaks controlled?' and many othersrelated to this deadly virus.GENERAL INFORMATION The Ebola virus is a member of the negative stranded RNA viruses known as filoviruses. There are four di ...

(6 pages) 89 0 3.9 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ebola Virus

EbolaIn the world today, there are many known deadly viruses, but few present as great a threat as E ... many known deadly viruses, but few present as great a threat as Ebola. Key factors in understanding Ebola HF include: Its history, plan of attack, and the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.The Eb ... disease.The Ebola virus is a member of the negative stranded RNA viruses known as filoviruses. The Ebola virus is closely related to the Marburg virus. Both are members of a relatively new family of ...

(8 pages) 118 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ebola, its transimission, symptoms, signs, treatment, history, research, etc.

Ebola hemorrahagic fever is a 20 year old virus that, with a mortality rate of 50% to 90%, is one of ... ality rate of 50% to 90%, is one of the world's deadliest viruses. Its causative organism is called Ebola virus. Ebola virus is a member of filoviridae, a family of negative-strained RNA viruses. The ... y of negative-strained RNA viruses. The filoviridae family consists of five known members, Marburg, Ebola Zaire, Ebola Sudan, Ebola Reston, and Ebola Tai.Ebola virus is spread in a number of ways. An ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Ebola Virus

The Ebola virus is a deadly virus in thefilovirus family. The filovirus family consists ofEbola Zaire, t ... virus in thefilovirus family. The filovirus family consists ofEbola Zaire, the most virulent of the Ebolaviruses, Ebola Sudan, Ebola Reston, and Marburg.The Ebola Zaire virus has a 90% kill rate but h ... Reston, and Marburg.The Ebola Zaire virus has a 90% kill rate but hasnot been proved to be airborn. Ebola Zaire brokeout in 1976 and killed around 500 people acourdingto most sources. Ebola Sudan is l ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The World's Fight Against Microbes. Speaks of how the misuse of medicines, and the destruction of the environment are making diseases break out, and become more resistant

e usual hosts for most of these viruses are rodents or arthropods, and in some viruses, such as the Ebola virus, the natural host is not known. All forms of viral hemorrhagic fever begin with fever an ... blems, and shock. The severity of these diseases can range from a mild illness to death (CDC I).The Ebola virus is a member of a family of RNA (ribonucleic acid) viruses known as filoviruses. When the ...

(9 pages) 110 0 2.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Ebola Virus

About Ebola and book report on "The Hot Zone" by Richard Preston Excellent work!The Ebola VirusDescription ... "The Hot Zone" by Richard Preston Excellent work!The Ebola VirusDescriptions of the Ebola virus:The Ebola virus is a complicating object (viruses not beingconsidered living creatures, so it is an obje ... licating object (viruses not beingconsidered living creatures, so it is an object). Named after the EbolaRiver, the Ebola virus particle contains seven different proteins of whichonly three have vague ...

(6 pages) 99 1 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ebola

it is good said it was the best paper on ebola she'd ever receviedMarch 1, 1996 EBOLA Imagine going on vacation to a foreign country andwhen ... ead hurts, you have a highfever, and you startvomiting. Chances are that you may havecontracted the Ebola virus. Ebola was firstdiscovered in the village of Yambuku(1) nearthe Ebola River in Zaire. Si ... ve ry, therehave beenfour outbreaks of this disease. There are three known strains, ofvariations of ebola.There is no known cure for this disease(2).Ebola has become one of the most mysterious andfear ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Ebola Virus. In depth research paper about the Ebola Virus. Disscusses infection, spread, mortality rates, different strains and outbreaks.

The ebola virus is a very complex level four virus. Level four viruses are extremely lethal, and there i ... e extremely lethal, and there is no cure for them yet, not does there seem to be a cure for them or ebola in the near future. To give you an example of just how lethal level four viruses like ebola ar ... and requires minimal protection when working with it. The protection required for working with the ebola virus consists of wearing three layers of gloves, and giant space suits. Only people with top ...

(5 pages) 223 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

"The Hot Zone" about the Ebola virus

Setting: Mount Elgon, Africa-Where they think the Ebola viruses originated from and spread to the monkeys. Reston Monkey House, Virginia-Where a shipm ... e in Mount Elgon.Eugene Johnson- Civilian virus hunter working for the Army, who specializes in the Ebola virus. In the spring of 1988, following the death of "Peter Cardinal", he leads an Army expedi ... key house.Dr.Joseph B. McCormick- Chief of the Special Pathogens Branch of the C.D.C. Treated human Ebola patients in a hut in Sudan, where he accidentally stuck himself with a needle that he had been ...

(4 pages) 91 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ebola Virus - information on the virus **School Essay**

The Ebola virus is a deadly virus in the filovirus family. The filovirus family consists of Ebola Zaire, ... rus in the filovirus family. The filovirus family consists of Ebola Zaire, the most virulent of the Ebola viruses, Ebola Sudan, Ebola Reston, and Marburg. The Ebola Zaire virus has a 90% kill rate but ... ton, and Marburg. The Ebola Zaire virus has a 90% kill rate but has not been proved to be airborne. Ebola Zaire brokeout in 1976 and killed around 500 people according to most sources. Ebola Sudan is ...

(2 pages) 70 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Hot Zone anylasis

se cities to show how dangerous the virus could be. Many people could be affected in New York alone Ebola could have a global impact. The plane becomes a host it is carrying the virus in a sense.Examp ... Pg 57)Richard Preston is use of the word older makes creates uncertainty. No one knows how long the Ebola virus has been. The "life form" (viruses are neither dead or alive) could have mutated many of ...

(3 pages) 99 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Effects Of Ebola Virus On Humans

The Effects of the Ebola Virus On Humans Introduction The Ebola Virus was named after the Ebola River, which is located ... ich is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the virus was discovered in 1976. The Ebola Virus is the name that was given for a strain of viruses that belong to the Filoviridae family ... have discovered four kinds of this virus which are able to cause disease in human. These types are: Ebola-Zaire, Ebola-Sudan, and Ebola-Ivory Coast (www.cdc.gov 1). This paper discusses the effects of ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Hot Zone delves into the history behind the spread

The Hot Zone delves into the history behind the spread of the Ebola Zaire virus. In 1976 Ebola was discovered in its hiding place in the Kitum Cave in the jungles ... ding place in the Kitum Cave in the jungles of Africa. In its two outbreaks in Zaire and Sudan, the Ebola virus wiped out six hundred people. Ebola does in ten days what it takes HIV ten years to acco ... r for Disease Control located in Atlanta is vying for control because of the potential impact of an Ebola outbreak. Each agency wants to guard the information and refuses to cooperate and wants to mai ...

(1 pages) 1445 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF)

Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) is a severe, and often fatal disease in humans and in primates th ... atal disease in humans and in primates that has accure irregularly since its discovery in 1976. The Ebola virus is named after a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa, where it was f ... one of two members of the family of RNA viruses called the Filvoridae. There are four types of the Ebola virus, but only three of the four, cause disease in humans: Ebola-Zaire, Ebola-Sudan and Ebola ...

(4 pages) 1327 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Did you heard about Ebola Viruses?

roup of filoviruses.The researchers continue to research more about filoviruses and they found that Ebola virus , which are the second genus of filovirus family can infect dendritic cells which are an ... (beta), IL-6 which active T-cells to begin the antigen-specific immune response. However, since the Ebola virus reducing the secretion of these proinflammatory cytokines and chemokines, the immune mec ...

(1 pages) 424 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Africa's deadly disease: Rare and deadly Ebola

orest for perhaps thousands of years before rising 33 years ago in the Congo and earned the name of Ebola (WHO, 2008). Ebola received its name from the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the Co ... from the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (WHO, 2008). Factors in understanding Ebola include the agents of the disease, vulnerable populations, modes of transmission, control of t ...

(5 pages) 21 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

positie discrimination

such action be possible and/or advisable in the near future?OutlineIntroductionUsing the news about Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever introduces the question about the worldwide immunisation, the importance of ... ure challenges in disease treatment field.�Student ID: 27342271Nearly the sudden outbreak of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in many Africa areas catches people attentions from every corner of the worl ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays