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Unformatted text preview: Problems associated with the breakdown of basic nursing services when much of the population was sick at once 4. Population-wide diff in susceptibility to the effects of the virus c. Measles Vaccine Reactions in Virgin Populations i. Consistent diff = absence of neurological involvement ii. Vaccine stronger in all 3 virgin-soil groups than in any of the more civilized populations iii. 3 explanations of the measles vaccine: 1. The virgin-soil pops, by virtue of isolation from infections, lack experience with very common antigens that cross-react with measles and provide some priming for the measles response 2. The virgin-soil populations are poorly nourished and this leaves them ill-equipped to resist measles virus 3. The v-soil pops lack certain genetic traits which have become common in other populations through prolonged selective pressure. d. Genetic Considerations i. Most marriages in Brazilian Indian tribe are don only within their tribe e....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course COLL-E 105 taught by Professor Evans during the Winter '08 term at Indiana.
- Winter '08