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Yellow Fever

Yellow fever is a viral infection transmitted by the bite of particular species of mosquito called the yellow fever mosquito. Yellow fever mosquitoes are normally found in tropical and subtropical areas of America and Africa, but not in Asia. The hosts of this virus are primates and a few types of mosquitoes. Africa is said …

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Ricin Poisoning

Ricin poisoning is a rare but fatal occurrence. Ricin is a powerful poison that comes from waste mash leftovers of processed castor beans (Ricinus communis), which are processed all over the world. Ricin is not temperature sensitive as it can withstand extremely cold or extremely hot temperatures and remain as an active poison. Currently, there …

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Dengue Fever: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Dengue fever is a disease commonly occurring in tropical and subtropical countries but occurs anywhere I the world. It is transmitted to people through the bite of Aedis aegypti and other species of the Aedes genus mosquitoes. Although anyone is at risk for getting this disease, people with compromised immune systems are more at risk. …

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Taking the Extra Precautions: Childproofing the House

Childproofing the house is one of the most important tools to safeguard young infants and children as prevention can eliminate many injuries causing death. Childproofing the house is one of the most important tools to safeguard young infants and children. Accidental injuries is one the most common killers in children, thus taking the necessary precautions …

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Emergency Management Response to Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Terrorism

The threat of terrorism and the need for an effective emergency management response have become such a very talked about issue especially in the developed countries which are often the main target of terrorist attacks. Terrorism has emerged as the single most feared threat to life, property and government because contemporary terrorist attacks are no …

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