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Unformatted text preview: Examples can be found in mixed infections like gangrene and HIV. Click to see X-RAY and clinical images of: MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY WEEKLY REPORT. EMERGING AND RE-EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Over the last twenty years we have had outbreaks of several new diseases and reemergences of some older ones. Examples include: Toxic shock syndrome (Staphylococcus aureus) Necrotizing Fascitis (Flesh eating Disease) Lyme Disease HIV Disease Hanta virus Sin Nombre Pulmonary Syndrome E. coli 0157:H7 Legionaires Disease ( a chlamydia like organism attacking macrophages in the human lung) Ebola Virus Influenza strains (Hong Kong virulent strain) West Nile Fever (Encephalitis in New York City) All of the above are the result of new ways of living and modern transportation. The number of new emerging diseases seems to be accellerating and is a constant challenge to epidemiologists....
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course MCB MCB2010 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09