Essays Tagged: "Yellow fever"

The Ebola Virus

ources. Ebola Sudan is less vurlent butstill kills almost 70% of all it's victims over 50%more then yellow fever which is considered to bevery deadly. Ebola Reston never infected any humanbeings only ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Ida B. Wells - Writer and Revolutionary for African Americans in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

d carpenter. When Ida was 14, she lost both her parents and three of her siblings to an epidemic of Yellow Fever.She went to Rust College, a school established by the Freedmen's Bureau to educate form ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

rces. Ebola Sudan is less virulent but still kills almost 70% of all it's victims over 50%more then yellow fever which is considered to be very deadly. Ebola Reston never infected any human beings onl ...

(2 pages) 70 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This is an essay about Mary Church Terrell.

nto the black middle-class. After the Civil War, Robert opened a money making saloon and during the yellow fever outbreak of 1878-79 he, unlike many of Memphis residents, did not abandon his property. ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Culture shock.

ring the 1970's submitted to no fewer than 27 shots as a protective measure against everything from yellow fever to hepatitis. Although he managed to avoid any dreaded tropical disease during his assi ...

(14 pages) 783 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Mosquitoes.

ot a word about the grave diseases that could be caught from the mosquito: West Nile, encephalitis, yellow fever, dengue, malaria, etc. Despite an occasional case of malaria and yellow fever in non-tr ... nly is malaria a very popular mosquito infectious disease around the world, there is another called yellow fever. There are over 2700 species of mosquitoes, of course there has to be another disease!Y ...

(11 pages) 86 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The Life and Times of Nathaniel Hawthorne"

dustry to pursue work in the stagecoach line. Four years after Hawthorne's birth his father died of yellow fever. Hawthorne's father never saw his youngest daughter, Maria Louise. Nathaniel Hawthorne ...

(11 pages) 134 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Interpretation of A Narrative" analysis of an article (A Narrative) written by Absalom Jones and Richard Allen. Yellow Fever outbreak of 1793.

bsalom Jones and Richard Allen, two African American ministers who lived in Philadelphia during the Yellow Fever outbreak of 1793. The article functions as both a historical account of the epidemic, a ... rinted in the Philadelphia newspapers asking colored people to assist those who were suffering from yellow fever, and help to burry those who had died from it. According to the beliefs of the day, Afr ...

(9 pages) 58 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Yellow Fever

Yellow FeverEtiologic AgentYellow fever is caused by an arbovirus, a small virus which belongs to th ... They are found near houses, jungles, and a combination of both environments.Characteristics of AgentYellow fever is a viral disease that has been responsible for large epidemics in both Africa and Sou ... ica and South America. The World Health Organization has estimated that a total of 200,000 cases of yellow fever occur each year, with 30,000 deaths. There are three general types of the transmission ...

(4 pages) 73 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Diseases In 19th Century America

living conditions for the burgeoning middle class. Major epidemics were caused by such diseases as yellow fever, cholera, tuberculosis (TB), influenza, measles, scarlet fever, malaria, and diphtheria ... ve to see thirty from 1840-1870.Which diseases affected 19th century populations the most? Cholera, yellow fever, and influenza, malaria, TB, and smallpox had the most major epidemics in the United St ...

(4 pages) 106 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ida B. Wells

because her mother was a famous cook and her father was a carpenter. At age fourteen an epidemic of yellow fever killed her parents, she was left to care for her siblings. Ida always had a passion for ...

(5 pages) 55 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Fever, 1793

nd a determined young woman. During the summer of 1793, her hometown of Philadelphia was invaded by Yellow Fever. But when her mother was infected with the horrible disease, she ordered Mattie and her ... f in a city turned frantic with disease.Although I never had a family member that was infected with Yellow Fever, I can still relate to some events that happened to Mattie. One of those events was whe ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Fever: 1793". A review on the book by Laurie Halse Anderson.

In the Laurie Halse Anderson's suspenseful novel, "Fever: 1793", we see three key ways yellow fever impacted Mattie's family during the summer and fall of 1793. Mattie's world turn comple ... conclusion, the novel "Fever: 1793" is a suspenseful and thrilling novel! There are three key ways yellow fever had an impact on Mattie's family. Her world turns completely upside-down; she doesn't t ...

(1 pages) 1207 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Positive and Negative Effects of European Expansion in N.America

ans were not immune to including small pox, measles, bubonic plague, influenza, typhus, diphtheria, yellow fever, malaria and the scarlet fever. Devoid of natural resistance to these diseases, the Nat ...

(3 pages) 30 0 2.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mosquitoes Through History

ve ever lived on Earth. With the diseases these vectors transmit including dengue, encephalitis and yellow fever, the mosquito is responsible for millions of deaths every year. It is no surprise that ... creasing in frequency as new modes of transportation developed. In modern times, "airport cases" of yellow fever, encephalitis and malaria increased the potential spread of the diseases in North Ameri ...

(11 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Panama Canal

sixty deaths from disease. In 1882 the number doubled. In 1883 the number rose to 420. Malaria and Yellow fever were the main killers. The company would usually lay-off employees with diseases to cut ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Human Health

s have emerged in the past 20 years. (1) The three diseases that I will be focusing on are malaria, yellow fever, and dengue fever. Malaria, yellow fever, and dengue fever are just a few of the health ... s "vectors," such as mosquitoes, that in turn spread infectious diseases. Malaria, dengue fever and yellow fever are some diseases that are likely to spread with warmer air temperature.A 3°C warmi ...

(7 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Biological Warfare

ans, however, had known no such diseases before and were decimated by diseases such as smallpox and yellow fever. Entire tribes were wiped from the face of the earth during this time. Many times, the ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Biological Warfare

ans, however, had known no such diseases before and were decimated by diseases such as smallpox and yellow fever. Entire tribes were wiped from the face of the earth during this time. Many times, the ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Benedict Arnold, a Great General

manner. His family faced business debt, and two of his three sisters died as a result of malaria or yellow fever. Only Hannah, Benedict’s younger sister remained. From the start, Benedict led a h ...

(13 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars