`I’m here to talk about yellow fever. Yellow fever is a virus that is spread through mosquito bites. When you travel to places like South America or Africa you need to be careful about things you do and watch out for mosquitos. It usually takes about a week for the symptoms to occur. You can get a vaccine when you go to places like South America or Africa.
For example, in Document 3, it includes,"In 1381, some 35 years after the Black Death had swept through Europe decimating over one third of the population, there was a shortage of people left to work the land...Recognizing the power of ‘supply and demand’, the remaining peasants began to re-evaluate their worth and subsequently demanded higher wages and better working conditions." This proves that the Plague caused more revolts by peasants because when a lot of people died, there weren't many people to be serfs or peasants, therefore they realized that without them, Europe would not function efficiently. They realized that they are worthy and that they should have more wages and better conditions. For example, it was like a few gas station employees wanting to strike because their manager wasn't paying them enough. As they wanted more wages they started revolts against the government and the lords and as they protested the government realized that they we in trouble.
Small pox has been present in America for a long time, as it had come with the European settlers, and America had faced previous small pox epidemics as well. But this time the internal factors of vulnerability increased its scale to a much larger extent. The other ways of looking at this historical event, would be from the point of view of the Pressure and Release (PAR) model and Access Model. This is a good way to understand risk in terms of vulnerability analysis for specific hazards. The PAR Model helps us to understand how the concomitant factors of hazard and vulnerability, gives rise to disaster risk.
Smallpox Moosa Mohammed Health Science Technology 3/4/2016 Smallpox Smallpox is a viral and contagious infection that is caused by the Variola Virus. Smallpox is a disease that arose approximately 10,000 years ago in Africa and Southern Asia that spread quickly through the air and eventually spread throughout the whole world. Smallpox is a fatal and dangerous disease that has no cure but does have a vaccination to prevent it. However the vaccination does comes with a few dangerous side effects making this infection something no one wants to have. In addition Smallpox can spread very easily making people more vulnerable to it.
The media has placed a big role in the sculpturing of Africa and the Ebola outbreak. For example the tweet on Twitter, which is a global communication tool used to interact with the world, from Donald Trump sparked much buzz and controversy as to what the America may be possibly be thinking about Africa and the people of Africa especially West Africans. The tweet reads ‘Stop the EBOLA patients from entering the U.S. Treat them, at the highest level, over there. THE UNITED STATES HAS ENOUGH PROBLEMS!’ this comment summarises the assumed thoughts of the non-African Americans.
Fire in the Blood Film Critique Fire in the Blood is a shocking, powerful and a gripping documentary about how corporate laws and greed unnecessarily affect millions of lives around the world. This compelling and honest documentary directed by Dylan Mohan Gray brings forward the face of giant pharmaceutical companies and how western government aggressively blocked access to low cost life saving Anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) for the countries of Africa, Asia and global south. Since 1981, AIDS-related illnesses have taken 30 million people into its trap. And that is not all. Millions of people worldwide are now living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
The English use violence to get what they wanted which cause distrust for the Powhatan’s Chiefdom. The colonists brought many diseases with them when they arrived to the new land. This would cause many of them to die and many more would die due to the attacks from the natives. For example, they learn to grow crops or force the natives to grow it for them. John Smith had a saying ”He that will not work shall not eat”.
When left untreated, it can cause internal blood loss and lead to anemia and malnutrition, especially in children and pregnant women. Hookworm has a large economic impact, by notably reducing a person’s capacity to learn in school, support themselves through farming or herding or earn wages. The infection cannot be transmitted directly (i.e. from person to person) because the worms require some time to live in the soil to mature. Hookworm is mostly transmitted when a person comes into contact with soil infected by human feces.
As mentioned in my first paragraph, AIDS was first recognised in In 1981 and It was recognised as a global killer, AIDS now threatens to excel the Black Death of the 14th century and the influenza pandemic which was from 1918–1920. Each of which killed not less than 50 million people (Kohn,G, 1995). Some of the emerging and ‘re-emerging diseases that have followed the appearance of AIDS have been minor curiosities, for example; in 2003 there were cases of monkey pox imported into the United States (Wisconsin, 2003) whereas other infections. Such as severe acute respiratory syndrome emerged in the same year, but have had a worldwide impact. Emerging infections can be expected to remain a considerable Challenge for the future.
The loss of bees is extremely devastating in terms of crops and economic stability in regards to the crop yields and loss of much of the food in our super markets, ultimately resulting in a temporary shortage of certain products that may be vital in order to sustain a population regarding the consumption of foods, which will lead to a famine in some parts of the world.The colony collapse disorder is the result of various factors, even our fast paced economic life style has an effect on these beautiful little creatures. The fast paced lifestyle of today calls for higher profit and crop yields, but due to our booming industry, pollution has also increased causing global warming to occur. Global warming causes flowers to bloom long before or after pollinators come out of hibernationAnother huge factor is the use of pesticides, such as neonicotinoid. Pesticide use on farms results in the bees being killed and harmed, unable to carry out their specific duties. Habitat loss due to our fast paced lives is also a huge factor in killing our bees, development over areas, not leaving anywhere for the bees to actually live.