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Charles Mitchell, a disease ecologist, thinks a virus is killing the California grasslands. Mitchell is studying the barley yellow dwarf virus and hopes that it will help model how diseases interact with their environments to become wide-spread epidemics.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 25 Issue 2, Winter 2009, p34-37, il, por Periodical Website
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28681
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In 1918 the world-wide epidemic of Spanish influenza reached Wilmington, North Carolina. As the influenza quickly spread, Wilmington went into a state of panic and worked at maximum capacity to combat the epidemic. Described as the greatest disease holocaust of history, the epidemic caused immense loss and suffering.
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35341
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Outbreaks of profiled viruses such as Ebola, Zika, or Marburg will be contained with the application of medical technology. How effectively medical treatments and tools can be applied, according to Alex Dornburg, depends on the populations’ time and resources.
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