virus vs fungal and bacteria

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virus vs fungal and bacteria

Post by JHUT » Sun Nov 11, 2007 3:19 pm

Are emerging viral diseases more concern than emerging bacterial or fungal diseases and why?

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Post by mith » Sun Nov 11, 2007 5:46 pm

That's an essay question you should write about.
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Post by JHUT » Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:38 pm

I appreciate your concern.. but I am looking for any ideas and our professor allows us to use any resources that are available to us... so other people's thoughts are fine. We can do it in groups too. So thanks for your input.. but if anyone could share any ideas it would be helpful. It's a rather large test and I have a physics test also so I am looking for any help. Thanks :)

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Post by mith » Mon Nov 12, 2007 12:42 am

But this is not really a question of science I mean you have to look at a lot of factors like, who are we concerned with here? Virus and fungal infections do not affect the same places equally so it might be a problem in some places but not others. They also do not necessarily affect the same species, is it a concern if a virus affects animals rather than humans? What if the animal was a food stock? What if it was endangered?
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