Essays Tagged: "Zaire"

Ebola Virus

ely new family of viruses called Filoviradae. There are four different strains of the Ebola virus - Zaire, Sudan, Tai, and Reston. Each is named after the geographical location in which it was discove ... in is the only one which does not affect humans. The Ebola virus was named after the Ebola River in Zaire, Africa after its first outbreak in 1976. Ebola hemorrhagic fever is classified as a BSL-4 (bi ...

(8 pages) 118 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

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

egative-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 outbre ... he Ebola virus., although it is recorded that someone in the United Kingdom was infected with Ebola Zaire and was injected with the plasma of a recovered Ebola Zaire victim and recovered fully. The op ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.5 Oct/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

ystemic illness caused by infection with Ebola virus. There are four subtypes of Ebola virus (Ebola-Zaire, Ebola-Sudan, Ebola-Ivory Coast, and Ebola-Reston), which are not just variations of a single ... ur distinct viruses. Three of these subtypes are known to cause disease in humans, and they are the Zaire, Sudan, and Ivory Coast subtypes. Out of all the different viral hemorrhagic fevers known to o ...

(9 pages) 110 0 2.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Book Report, The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

a virus culture from themonkeys. Much to his horror, the blood tested positive for the deadlyEbola Zaire virus. Ebola Zaire is the most lethal of all strains of Ebola.It is so lethal that nine out of ... al that nine out of ten of its victims die. Later, thegeniuses at USAMRIID found out that it wasn't Zaire, !but a new strain of Ebola, which they named Ebola Reston. This was addedto the list of strai ...

(2 pages) 165 0 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


is closely related to the Marburg virus. Ebola was discovered in 1976 and was named for a river in Zaire, Africa where it was first detected.There are four known strands of Ebola that are known to ex ... ca where it was first detected.There are four known strands of Ebola that are known to exist, Ebola Zaire (EBOZ), Ebola Sudan (EBOS), Ebola Reston (EBOR), and Ebola Tai (EBOT). Ebola Zaire is the most ...

(5 pages) 87 1 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


lectricity or for protectionon there metals such as tin.Tin is found in Molaya, Bolivia, Indonesia, Zaire, Thailand, Nigeria, butalmost no tin is found in America, although some tin has been found in ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


cted the Ebola virus. Ebola was firstdiscovered in the village of Yambuku(1) nearthe Ebola River in Zaire. Since its discove ry, therehave beenfour outbreaks of this disease. There are three known str ... t mysterious andfeared viruses onthe face of this earth. Ebola's first documented appearance was in Zaire in1976. Noone knows where ebola comes from or what the original host is.However, sc ientists k ...

(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.

viruses that fit in this family, there are also three different strains of the ebola virus: Sudan, Zaire, and Reston. Reston has its own classification in the filoviridae family, because it is not as ... hin a couple of days. "The very first known outbreak of ebola, occurred in 1976, in both Sudan, and Zaire. The last known outbreak occurred in May of 1999, in a region of the Congo"(Sgro & Spencer ...

(5 pages) 223 1 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

When We Were Kings.

He also thought of Muhammad Ali as a great political leader, from the way he spoke to the people of Zaire. He said many times how Muhammad Ali would mention how he was going to dance and dance at the ... pposed to be a mere black American heavy-weight boxer.Muhammad Ali's significance for the People of ZaireMuhammad Ali was like a messiah to the people of Zaire - a saviour. Muhammad Ali showed much fa ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


re scattered throughout equatorial Africa, from Cameroon in the west to Zambia in the southeast. In Zaire, there are three main groups of Pygmies: the Tswa in the west, the Twa between Lake Kivu and L ... rnbull 1965A: 159-B). The following summary refers only to the Mbuti Pgymies of the Ituri Forest in Zaire. The Mbuti are located at lat. 0 degrees-3 degrees N and long. 26 degrees-30 degrees E. Their ...

(4 pages) 41 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Mobutu Sese Soko

k to their people. Mobutu Sese Soko was one such ruler.Joseph Desire Mobutu, the former dictator of Zaire or Democratic Republic of Congo was born on October fourteenth 1930 and died in 1997. Followin ... im killed. He not only changed his name to Mobutu Sese Soko, but also changed the country?s name to Zaire. He seized power with more than a little help from our own government. Backed by the CIA he pr ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History


rostitutes there. AIDS has already become a crisis of STAGGERING proportions in parts of Africa. In Zaire, it is estimated that over twenty percent of the adults currently carry the virus. That figure ...

(13 pages) 51 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Religion in American by James Luther

us problem that is holding them back to repay. For example, Stiles talk about rampant corruption in Zaire, tax evasion in Argentina, over-bureaucratization in Peru, investment in unprofitable infrastr ...

(3 pages) 36 1 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


megalomaniacs. The likes of Adolph Hitler, Napoleon Bonaparte, Idiamin of Uganda,Mobutu Seseseko of Zaire and even Saddam Hussein. These were all men who had dreams but misinterpreted their dreams to ...

(2 pages) 111 7 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nature vs Man :How it Affects Relationships; Aborigine, Mbuti and Lele.

amining such relationships in four separate societies. These being; the Mbuti of the Congo region/ Zaire; the Mardu Aborigines; the Lele of the Kasai and in contrast our own western society and the c ...

(12 pages) 78 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Summary Response: We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We will be Killed with our Families. Pag. 280-355.

the Tutsi people on the 50's and 70's, many people decided to fleet to other regions, they went to Zaire and Burundi mostly; these people stayed in those countries for generations, but always cursed ... those countries for generations, but always cursed by their Tutsi legacy, even thought they had the Zaire citizenship on 1994 the were repatriate to Rwanda. On 1994 Zaire had an instable government an ...

(1 pages) 26 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book Review - "Congo" by Michael Crichton.

, Travis, head of Travi-Com, a telecommunications firm, sends a group of scientists to the Congo in Zaire to gather diamonds needed to finish a breakthrough in laser communications technology.The nigh ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


n Ross of the communcation company brought along PLENTY of money!). So they get ready to cross from Zaire to Congo by airplane, but they are not allowed and so they are fired upon by soldiers. They mu ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Nigeria rainforest

importance of the rainforest. If people knew more, then niether the rainforest in Mauritania, Congo(Zaire), nor the last one in Nigeria would be facing destruction.These rainforests should be preserve ...

(1 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

When we Were Kings Analysis

eight championship between George Forman and Muhammad Ali. The fight took place October 30, 1974 in Zaire, Africa.Rumble in the Jungle was the title match between world Heavyweight champion George For ... hampion George Foreman and his challenger the former champion Muhammad Ali. The fight took place in Zaire; where it was promoted by Don King, This event was one of Don King's first big promotions as h ...

(4 pages) 6884 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies