Discuss what this disease is and discuss the churches responses to this disease, both positive and
negative, and whether these responses were effective in fighting leprosy.
Leprosy, also known as Hansens disease, is a long lasting infection which is cause
In your review cover what this disease is (the Black Death), how it got to Europe, and its impact
on Europe. Also include whether you liked the documentary and why or why not (this is a film
The Black Death was an epidemic of the bubonic plague.
1. What are the major categories of infectious disease agents (hint-see chart), what are some of
the diseases these agents cause, and how would you describe each of these agent categories
(not individual diseases), especially in their differences with eac
An infectious disease agent is something that penetrates another living thing. There are four
main categories of infectious agents. These include bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites.
According to the Merck Manual there are many disease agents. These a
Disease played a huge part in the fall of the Aztec empire. Here's what happened. After
Cortes landed in Mexico, another Spanish army came from Cuba to make sure he followed
orders. Cortes would have none of that, and went to fight them. In this new group
The history of syphilis has been well studied, but the exact origin of the disease is
unknown. There are two primary hypotheses: one proposes that syphilis was carried to Europe
from the Americas by the crew of Christopher Columbus, while the other propos
Topic 2-Diseases of the Ancient World-Prehistory to Rome
This lesson will look at the diseases of early man through diseases of early civilizations
including the Babylonians, Egyptians, Hebrews, China, India to diseases in Greek and Roman
Week 1 Assignment 1
Disease Vector- A disease vector is how the disease agents are transmitted to its hosts. Some examples
of disease vectors are mosquitos, rats, humans, ticks and fleas.
Endemic- An endemic is a disease that becomes permanently estab
Week 3 Assignment
Egyptians and Hebrews were also practical in terms of treatment and prevention.
Egyptians, at one point had the notion that human beings suffering from death and disease was
not a natural phenomenon. Common maladies, such as colds or con
Hippocrates is often called the father of medicine. Why is that so? What were his contributions?
Hippocrates of Kos was a Greek physician and is considered one of the most outstanding
figures in history of medicine. Many if not all medical historian gener
The 1995 film Restoration is based on the medical practices of the 17th century. The
movie is revolved around a physician by the name of Merivel, who had a promiscuous lifestyle
yet still found himself being a physician and caring for the ill. He was such