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If smallpox only affected humans, where did the first person contract it from? Is the virus related to other "pox"? Rickettsial, cow, chicken?

If smallpox only affected humans, where did the first person contract it from? Is the virus related to other "pox"? Rickettsial, cow, chicken?

Virus: If they're all named with the same genus because they are related. Chicken pox is a herpesvirus; the rule only works with the latin names. These viruses mutate and gene-swap so that's how they can 'jump species' and change from being zoonotic to affecting humans. ...Read more

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Is plain chicken breast, asparagus, broccoli & cauliflower, mushrooms, and sweet potato a human healthy dinner?

Is plain chicken breast, asparagus, broccoli & cauliflower, mushrooms, and sweet potato a human healthy dinner?

Amount just as: Important. All of the foods you described are healthy but if you do not control the amount, even healthy foods will cause obesity and related problems. ...Read more

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What of these diseases are applicable to chickens and how do you treat them?

Incomplete question: As it doesn't list the diseases. Is this a home work question ? If so, you will learn much more by researching it yourself. ...Read more

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What is chicken gunia disease?

What is chicken gunia disease?

Chikungunya virus: Chikungunya is a virus that is primarily transmitted to humans via the bite of infected mosquitoes. Symptoms include fever, pain of multiple joints, muscle pain,nausea, vomiting, rash, headache & conjunctivitis. Serious complications can sometimes occur. Death from Chikungunya is rare. ...Read more

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Is this modern poultry including chickens good for us?I heard they cause several diseases.So what are its substitutes we can find through vegetables?

Is this modern poultry including chickens good for us?I heard they cause several diseases.So what are its substitutes we can find through vegetables?

Healthy vegetarian: Some people choose to not eat chicken and other meat products because of the way animals are treated, and the environmental burden of raising animals for food. Vegetables will not substitute for the protein from chicken. Foods such as tofu, legumes (peas, beans), dairy products, and eggs have protein. Combining foods such as rice, corn and beans together can also provide plenty of protein. ...Read more

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What do u call the skin disorder which looks like chicken skin?

What do u call the skin disorder which looks like chicken skin?

Cutis anserina: Goose bumps. Not a disorder, just the little hairs standing up. It's left over from evolution; a cat's hair stands up when it needs to look bigger or conserve heat. ...Read more

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How come most of us get the "childhood diseases" such as measles and chicken box only once?

How come most of us get the "childhood diseases" such as measles and chicken box only once?

Immunizations.....: Have dramatically reduced the incidence of many childhood afflictions, some that were life-threatening or associated with significant morbidity. They are among the great success stories of modern medicine. Proof of this is represented by the difficulty young physicians have diagnosing illnesses that were once common. Notably, we are now seeing these illnesses develop in those with waning immunity. ...Read more

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