Lecture 9 Study Notes

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Health Studies
Jason Ramsay

Lecture #9: Golobal I The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and a Baby Monday, March 14 2011h Worlds #1 Most Dangerous Animal Mosquito Most Dangerous (Non-Human) Animals In Perspective Venomous snakes: @250, 000 fatalitiesyear Scorpions: @2000 fatalitiesyear Big Cats: @800 fatalitiesyear Crocodiles: @800 fatalitiesyear Mosquitoes: @1-3 MILLION fatalitiesyear Plasmodium Falciparum Strain of malaria tha is particularly virulent Appears to directly affect the central nervous system Can cause neurological sequelae and epilepsy Most common form of malaria 85% occurs in sub-Saharan Africa Malaria In Context 350-500 million infections in humans One to three million deaths annually Malaria has killed more people than all wars and plagues combined Transmitted by Anopheles mosquitoes Vaccination efforts have failed Famous author Wilbur Smith I was born of a British stock on January 9, 1933 in Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia, in Central Africa. As an infant of eighteen months I was struck down by cerebral www.notesolution.com
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