• Genetic Transmission of Wext Nile Virus
    THE EMERGENCE OF WEST NILE VIRUS: A LITERATURE REVIEW Christopher Allan F. Reballos INTRODUCTION The year 1999 was an alarming year when an outbreak of arboviral encephalitis arrived in North America (Nosal and Pellizzari, 2003; Petersen et al, 2002; Scaramozzino et al, 2001). This epidemi
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  • Tuberculosis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Co-Infection
    TUBERCULOSIS (TB), HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) CO-INFECTION A SEMINAR PRESENTED BY IYODO, ANTHONY UGBEDE MATRIC NUMBER: 07MB1014 TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY, FACULTY OF NATURAL SCIENCES
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  • Outbreak: the Ebola Virus in Sudan, Zaire, and Uganda
    Whitley Acre Mrs. Hill Honors English 9 26 January 2012 Outbreak: The Ebola Virus in Sudan, Zaire, and Uganda By killing ninety percent of its victims, Ebola is one of the most effective viruses known to man. This virus does not have any specific requirements for its host, it simply attache
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  • The Ebola Virus
    The Ebola Virus A virus is an ultramicroscopic infectious organism that, having no independent metabolic activity, can replicate only within a cell of another host organism. A virus consists of a core of nucleic acid, either RNA or DNA, surrounded by a coating of antigenic protein and some
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  • The Ebola Virus
    The Ebola Virus INTRODUCTION The most deadly killers on this earth are too small to see with the naked eye. These microscopic predators are viruses. 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
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  • Ebola Virus
    Ebola Virus With a ninety percent mortality rate, high mutation capability, and opportunities for genetic re-assortment Ebola Zaire is one of the most deadly and unforgiving viruses in the known world. A new family of viruses termed filoviruses, was first discovered in 1967 Marburg W. Ger
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  • A Look Into the Computer Virus
    A Look Into The Computer Virus by, Michael Ross Engineering 201.02 January 22, 1997 Most of us swap disks with friends and browse the Net looking for downloads. Rarely do we ever consider that we are also exchanging files with anyone and everyone who has ever handled them in the pa
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  • Truth and Lies About the Computer Virus
    Truth and Lies About the Computer Virus Walk into any computer store today and there will be at least twenty or thirty computer virus programs. From the looks of it computer viruses have gotten out of hand and so has the business of stopping it. The computer user must cut through the media
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  • Language Is a Virus
    Language Is A Virus A written work, whether it is a story, a poem or a song, can be as vague and indeterminable as a painting and given to many different interpretations. It gives an opportunity for the reader to use his imagination and his emotions in absorbing the writing and comprehending
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  • The Ebola Virus
    The Ebola Virus 10 out of 10 people infected with it will die with die with it. It is airborne. It is 100 times more contagious than AIDS. It has no known origin, vaccination or cure. It kills you in such a way that even highly trained professionals get sick
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  • Ebola Virus 3
    The History of the Ebola Virus There are many diseases out there that do not have a cure nor even a simple treatment. The unfortunate ones lay on their deathbed, crying out for mercy or praying for a miracle to happen. Their bodies slowly deteriorate and eventually rest in peace. The Ebola Vi
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  • Hepatitis B Virus
    The Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) HBV is a mostly double-stranded DNA virus in the Hepadnaviridae family. HBV causes hepatitis in human and related virus in this family cause hepatitis in ducks, ground squirrels and woodchucks. The HBV genome has four genes: pol, env, pre-core and X that respectively en
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  • Ebola: a Deadly Virus
    Life is a biological internet in which viruses travel like messages, moving at high speed from node to node and from city to city. They are diverse and wild spread in every plane on the surface of the earth. Ironically, such invisible creatures have a substantially enormous effects on human life and
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  • Aids Virus
    THE AIDS VIRUS Being one of the most fatal viruses in the nation, AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is now a serious public health concern in most major U.S. cities and in countries worldwide. Since 1986 there have been impressive advances in understanding of the AIDS virus, its mechani
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  • Mysteries of the Virus
    Introduction to viruses: For centuries submicroscopic organisms, also known as viruses, that grow and multiply at different rates inside of a cell, have been circulating our planet.1 The cell produces the various, essential components of the virus. These components are: 1) DNA or RNA nucleic a
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  • Computer Virus
    COMPUTER VIRUSES Cateye <1>WHAT IS A COMPUTER VIRUS: The term usually used to define a computer virus is: ' A computer virus is often malicious software which replicates itself' [ Podell 1987 for similar definition ] - COMPUTER VIRUSES ARE BASICALLY PROGRAMS, LIKE A SPREADSHEET OR A WORD PROCESSOR.
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  • The Hanta Virus
    The Hanta Virus The hanta virus is not a new foe to humanity. This mysterious and sometimes fatal disease has plagued humanity for over 1000 years. This virus, most likely originating in China over 1000 years ago, is transmitted by human contact with mice. Only relatively recently has the hanta vi
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  • Ebola Virus
    The Ebola Virus The Ebola Virus is an extremely deadly virus found in Africa. There have been multiple outbreaks across Africa and one in the United States. The Ebola virus basically causes uncontrollable bleeding externally and internally. Then your organs become liquefied. This usually results in
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  • Intelligence Process: Dissemination
    24 March 2002 INTELLIGENCE PROCESS: DISSEMINATION One of the most important steps in the intelligence cycle is deciding who or whom will receive the analyst's work. This process is called dissemination. Once completed, the intelligence product has to be able to be passed on to those person
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  • The Ebola Virus
    The Ebola Virus History of, Occurrences, and Effects of Ebola, a virus which acquires its name from the Ebola River (located in Zaire, Africa), first emerged in September 1976, when it erupted simultaneously in 55 villages near the headwaters of the river. It seemed to come out of nowhere, and
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