Essays about: "Zika virus"

Found 4 essays containing the words Zika virus.

  1. 1. Development of cell culture assays for identification of potential Zika virus inhibitors

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk biokemi och mikrobiologi

    Author : Vesna Radic; [2017]
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  2. 2. Intersectional inequality and health emergencies: The case of the Zika outbreak in Brazil

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Carolina Magnusson Penna; [2017]
    Keywords : Health emergencies; Brazil; Zika virus; Gender inequality; Intersectionality; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : During the Zika outbreak in Brazil, the incidences of Zika related congenital microcephaly seemed to be concentrated mainly among women from the lower socioeconomic classes. This study examines the relationship between the inequalities in Brazilian society and the effects they have had on the Zika outbreak. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experiencing Zika : A qualitative interview study of Brazilian nurses

    University essay from Röda Korsets Högskola; Röda Korsets Högskola

    Author : Jonas Tillman; Robin Kristoffersson; [2017]
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    Abstract : Background: Zikavirus was discovered in the 1950’s in the Zikaforest in Uganda, it is a vector borne flavivirus and its main carrier is the Aedes Aegyptimosquito. In 2015 ZIKV reached Brazil and from Brazil it has spread to 26 countries in the Americas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transmission and Expansion of the Zika Virus

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Jacob Henrikson; [2016]
    Keywords : Zika virus; transmission; spread; vector;

    Abstract : There is a vast selection of vector-borne diseases circulating in the world today. The latest of these to have a globally recognised impact is the Zika Virus (ZIKV). The suggested link between ZIKV and the recent spike in microcephaly in Brazil has put the spotlight on this previously obscure virus. READ MORE