And, for one of these viruses, this comes at a critical point in its history hepatitis c – dubbed the slow, silent killer because it can cause chronic liver disease that progresses insidiously, unnoticed for decades – is now within our sights just 25 years after the discovery of the virus, we have a cure in fact, we. It's hardly a perfect process, and as michael specter noted in a 2010 new yorker story, the instructions can get “comically complex”: “spread sputum on the slide using a genexpert can also test for resistance to rifampicin, one of four main first-line drugs used to treat tb its early success so far has been. Hypertension is often referred to as the “silent killer”, as a heart attack or a stroke may be the first warning sign even when patients are on treatment for hypertension it is still important for them to try to change their behaviour as this reduces the amount of medication they need to control their blood.
Brian r edlin reckons it's time the infection is given the priority it demands at least five million people in the united states have been infected with the hepatitis c virus (hcv) that's about five times as many people as are infected with hiv a sound public-health response to the hcv epidemic requires. Us government officials now realize a large-scale anthrax attack could become a reality and scientists race to find new ways to treat the disease what makes anthrax such an ideal biological weapon how do the bacterial spores invade the host and why is anthrax toxin so deadly despite its recent infamy, in current.
First of all, it is not the bacteria, bacillus anthracis, that poses the greatest risk, but its dry concentrated spores combination antibiotics and aggressive hospital supportive care may also succeed in the prodromal stage, but the disease is beyond treatment and 3, and its origin is still unresolved (12.
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This silent, hidden evolution has meant that for decades hepatitis has been one of the poor relations of global public health – its impact under-estimated, services under-resourced, and minimal political attention paid despite this neglect, a wide range of effective tools exist to both prevent and treat hepatitis.
Silent, invisible killer • inhalational anthrax is virtually always fatal there are low barriers to production • low cost of producing the anthrax material • not high- technology treatment of anthrax treatment with antibiotics must begin prior to the onset of symptoms and must include vaccination prior to discontinuing their use.
That appear in the cutaneous (tissue) form of the disease (centers for disease control and prevention (cdc)) although the 2001 letter attacks brought it widespread attention, anthrax has been around throughout history in many different areas for example, the fifth and/or sixth plagues of egypt that occurred during the time. The history of anthrax - general information about anthrax - the disease anthrax derives its name from the greek word anthracis, which means “coal” this essay will discuss the threat that the disease poses on society, the prevention of anthrax on a large scale, and the current treatment options of those infected.