Disease and Condition

HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS: A CAUSE OF CERVICAL CANCER IN WOMEN

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted disease in both men and women around the world, especially in developing countries, where the occurrence of asymptomatic infection varies from 2 to 44%, which depends on the population and studied region. According to (Castle et al., 2005; Fernandes et al., 2009; …

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DENGUE FEVER: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, DiAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

What is Dengue Fever? Dengue fever is a virus transmitted to human through the bites from an infected Aedes mosquito. Most cases of dengue fever occur in tropical areas of the world with great risks occurring in south Asia, Southern China, Taiwan, Pacific Island, Mexico and Africa How is dengue fever Spread or Transmitted? Dengue …

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LASSA FEVER: CURRENT SITUATION, HISTORY, TRANSMISSION, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

Lassa fever is an animal-borne, or zoonotic, acute viral illness. This disease was discovered in 1969 and was named after the town in Nigeria where the first cases occurred. Lassa fever is endemic in parts of West Africa consisting of Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria. Neighboring countries also are in danger, as the animal …

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WHOOPING COUGH: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

Whooping cough also referred to as pertussis is a respiratory infection as a result of bacteria known as Bordetella Pertussis. These bacteria referred to as bordetella lives inside the mouth, nose and throat. Whooping cough also referred to as Pertussis is an endemic disease in developing and developed countries, with frequent outbreak occurring sporadically at …

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YELLOW FEVER: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

Yellow fever is a disease that is caused by an arthropod borne virus from flavivirus genus of the family flaviviridae. Yellow fever remains a disease of significant public health importance despite the availability of a safe and efficacious vaccine, with an estimated 200,000 cases and 30,000 deaths annually globally. The virus is found in tropical …

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