Anthrax Threat – the agent to Bioterrorism to the world

Anthrax Threat  The major Anthrax threat to the world in the coming years is anthrax spores are used as agents to bioterrorist attack. Biological agents like anthrax spores can sicken livestock, crop and  humans seriously causing fatal death. The biological gems that causes anthrax is Bacillus anthracis, the bacteria.  Why Anthrax is considered bioterrorist agent … Read moreAnthrax Threat – the agent to Bioterrorism to the world

Trypanosomiasis is a Parasitic Disease and a Silent Killer

Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) It is a vector-borne parasitic disease and commonly known as sleeping sickness. It is first found in Africa. The protozoa parasite belongs to trypanosomiasis genus. Tsetse fly transmits this infection which in turn acquire this infection from infected humans or animals. Trypanosomiasis is an epidemic. The years 1896,1906 qnd 1970 have been effected by … Read moreTrypanosomiasis is a Parasitic Disease and a Silent Killer

Onchocerciasis also called as River Blindness is an Epidemic

Onchocerciasis Background Onchocerciasis is an infection caused by the nematode Onchocerca volvulus. Humans acquire onchocerciasis through the bite of Simulium black flies. Because the fly develops and breeds in flowing water, onchocerciasis is commonly found along rivers and is sometimes referred to as river blindness. Onchocerciasis is not acquired in the United States. Occasional cases … Read moreOnchocerciasis also called as River Blindness is an Epidemic