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Prevention Techniques for  the Avian Flu
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Topics covered:  Prevention Techniques for the Avian Flu.
Due to the subject, this lesson may contain images and information that are offensive to some readers. 

Read questions, follow instructions to find the correct answers. Do one question at-a-time; repeating until you get it right!  Check each answer with 'Test' Button, then press 'Submit Data' button when you have completed the quiz. 

 
Please fill out the Name, and email (if you have one) boxes. 

Section No  Last Name.. First Name
yy.mm.dd.  email addr       
  Use "Test" buttons to check individual answers before
pressing the "Submit Data" button at bottom of form.
Please read each paragraph carefully, and answer the questions correctly, and write short responses in the space provided.

Background:  Avian Flu virus has been around for years, and is carried in the intestines of Birds (chickens, turkey, ducks, geese, other migratory birds).  Usually carried and spread Bird-Bird, the current threat is that since the H5N1 version has spread Bird-Human, that it may combine and mutate with other viruses to become a highly contagious Human-Human disease, quickly spread world-wide!

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Since the 2005 Avian Flu outbreak is the most  virulent of the outbreaks in the past several years, and since in 2003-04 supplies were stretched thin, there is a concern that there will be sufficient flu shots!  This CBS News Video speaks to this Problem and recommended Solutions!

   

 Play/Pause and Stop buttons are above.
Hit Stop  to turn off video at any time.

Watch the video above and read the accompanying text to find the statement:  ‘Last year the manufacturer made 95 million doses of vaccine , and threw away 12 million doses!’  Find the answer from the video or accompanying text. Question: How many million people received the flu shot? 
  Type 83 into the box,   Press "test" to verify answer. 

2   Question #2.  

According to the video, how many million Americans were eligible for the flu shot?  (Answer is on video and in text.)
  (Type answer into box)


3   Question #3.  

Finish this sentence: The needs to stockpile vaccine so that everyone can get vaccinated if an especially dangerous Flu strain should emerge .. (according to some Health experts).   (Type answer into box)

  This ends the questions based on the Video, you may want to "Stop" it or lower the volume.

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Faced a possible Avian flu outbreak in Oct. 2005 on the magnitude of the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic that killed 50 million people! , read then apply information on how to protect yourself and your family!

Click this link or the picture below for the NPR Article "Watching for the Next Pandemic".  

You may also use any Search Engine, such as Google,  http://www.google.com,  to type in the keywords "watching for the next pandemic " on the web: 

In either case, you should have the following page on your desktop:

Click this picture to read the article.

 

 

 

Question #4.  From the article next to the picture,  How many times in the past century have bird influenzas spread to people causing millions of deaths?

 
  times in the past century, bird influenzas have spread to people. Type the number into the box.   Press "test"  button to check answer.   (Type the number, not the word)

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    (Type the answer.)
     
 
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Question #6:

Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. 

1. What is the most effective way of preventing the virus?
2. What is the minimum time and temperature at what chicken should be cooked? (you will have to research this one.)
3. What can you do, with personal hygiene, to reduce transmission?
4. If you are in SE Asia, and you get invited to tour a Chicken Farm, what should you do? 
5. What (3) things will you do to protect yourself and your family?

Award yourself 20 points for each Short Answer that you think you answered correctly. (They will be verified later.)  Compute your score (max of 100 from the Online Quiz + max of 100 from the Short Answers) for a max of 200 points for this project. Submit your point total to the Attendance-Participation form  http://auciello.tripod.com/deform7830.html   Out.

 

  



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Question #7:

Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. 

1. What is the most effective way of preventing the virus?
2. What is the minimum time and temperature at what chicken should be cooked? (you will have to research this one.)
3. What can you do, with personal hygiene, to reduce transmission?
4. If you are in SE Asia, and you get invited to tour a Chicken Farm, what should you do? 
5. What (3) things will you do to protect yourself and your family?

Award yourself 20 points for each Short Answer that you think you answered correctly. (They will be verified later.)  Compute your score (max of 100 from the Online Quiz + max of 100 from the Short Answers) for a max of 200 points for this project. Submit your point total to the Attendance-Participation form  http://auciello.tripod.com/deform7830.html   Out.

 

  

After answer questions, Press the 'Submit' button to automatically post your work, and you will be granted appropriate credit.


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