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BIOS2011 AIDS & Emerging Diseases Notes

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Notes Biology: AIDS & Emerging Diseases. The notes are from last third of class on emerging diseases.

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Microbiology Health Influenza Medicine Epidemiology Lentiviruses Pandemics Animal virology HIV/AIDS HIV Bushmeat Simian immunodeficiency virus
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Microbiology Health Influenza Medicine Epidemiology Lentiviruses Pandemics Animal virology HIV/AIDS HIV Bushmeat Simian immunodeficiency virus
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.. o Compare to HIV o Ebola as most recent example • Some diseases have zoonotic origins but now just in humans o Measles, jumped to humans from cows • Some still mostly originate from animal hosts o Rabies • Some jump to humans and then cause human outbreaks or epidemics o SARS, Ebola, Influenza, AIDS • Zoonotic disease transmission o Zoonotic diseases are more commonly encountered in children because they may provoke biting or scratching, go barefoot during warm weather, and may not wash their hands following handling household pets o Dogs or cats with roundworms or hookworms may put children at risk of contracting zoonotic illnesses o Contact with food or water, soil or sand contaminated by the fecal matter of infected animals o These parasites may cause visceral, ocular, neural...
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