The result might be a minor inconvenience to you as the host, or it could result in a slow or rapid death. It depends only on which variant of this unwanted infiltrator overcomes your body’s defenses. There are cures to wipe out some types of these invisible intruders, but others are so difficult to eradicate or so readily adaptable, that the world’s greatest scientists have failed to defeat them. This isn’t the beginning of a medical thriller; it is simply a description of the common viruses that surround and infect us every day. From the common cold to cancers, viruses plague humans with disease and misery.
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Bioterrorism: Smallpox Smallpox is a highly infectious and fatal disease caused by the Variola virus. It causes extremely painful pustules to sprout across the entire body. Spread from human to human, it has since been eradicated from the world through the efforts of the World Health Organization. However, there is a distinct possibility that it may be reintroduced through bioterrorism. Biological weapons may cause another pandemic to erupt across the world and kill millions of individuals.
Though fictional, this novel illustrates the fear surrounding disease, viruses, and contamination and how if uncontrollable, could lead to a global spread that could jeopardize the human race. Traveling internationally, World War Z represents a zombie epidemic that brings forth infection, which can be considered an unconscious actor during this time of confusion and destruction. Scientifically, fear is defined as a natural response found in almost all organisms that revolve around the emotions and feelings induced by perceived threats and danger. Max Brooks illustrates the societal interaction with fear, “Fear of aging, fear of loneliness, fear of poverty, fear of failure. Fear is the most basic emotion we have.
There are many downsides to chemical warfare, and even though chemical warfare may have helpful attributes, it will bring the downfall of the human race. This will happen by sickness, terrorism, rebellion, total destruction, and inevitably death. Many believe the same that I do, that if chemical warfare breaks out the whole world could be destroyed. With the use of chemical weapons will come new diseases and sicknesses that the world will not have an antidote or cure. “Not all chemical weapons kill, many of them cause sickness and pain to immobilize the victims.” According to ThinkQuest, in some cases there is bacteria in chemical weapons to create a reaction.
Most biological weapons can be classified as a virus or a disease. If the world was sent into an all-out war it would be blown into the Stone Age because of the effects. The effects range from destruction of crops or livestock and incapacitating people. Bioterrorism has a long history in the health department because it is such a destructive weapon that can help you or it can kill you. Bioterrorism started in 1346 when the Tarter force, in Ukraine, experienced an epidemic of the plague (Bioterrorism n.p.).
Category A agents cause the most death and health issues to the public and cause a greater concern to the national security. Category B is less of a priority but must still be considered a threat to contain as it causes illness and deaths and Category C is of the least priority because it considers agents that are not yet causing harm but could be easily accessed to form bioweapons and later emerge as threats to the population... ... middle of paper ... ...he bloodstream if not treated in time and will spread to other parts of the body including the liver, spleen, and lungs leading us to the other forms of the plague. Septicemic plague could either result from the bite of a flea or when one becomes infected through contact with contaminated fluid or tissue from animals with Y. pestis. The infection is spread in the blood and affects different parts of the body. Lastly pneumonic plague, being the most serious form of the plague, arises once a human host’s lungs become infected by Y. pestis bacteria.
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Afterward, the viruses become increasing due to their DNA inside the cells which cause the diseases, and these viruses attack different organs such as the brain, nose, and mouth which lead to spared diseases. Consequently, People who suffer from AIDS are most likely to catch another infections such as syphilis and tuberculosis because HIV attacks the immune system and destroy the white blood cell called T-helper cell that is very important for the immune system because it fight diseases. Conclusion In conclusion, this research explains the causes that damage the immune system, which is stemming from the small stranger bodies such as germs, viruses, and bacteria that lead to the dreadful disease. Additionally, even people who think they are completely secure from these micro bodies they are not because these bodies each time they attack humans’ bodies they become in a different shape. Furthermore, God creates for them and creates to them the solution which is antibodies.
Once the spores are in the body, they infect various organs, causing mass infection and eventually collapse of the immune system. This results in death. Anthrax is used as a biological weapon because it is very deadly and is difficult to detect. Anthrax is also common in nature, there fore it is an easy bacterium to find and spread. Anthrax is a bacterium that affects both humans and animals.