Epidemiology: the fight against Ebola & other diseases

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This title presents the history of epidemiology. Vivid text details how early studies of the spread of disease led to vaccines and medications that can halt pandemics. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. A case study on the current Ebola outbreak is also included. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing.

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display_description Uses the 2014 Ebola outbreak to explore the field of epidemiology and its origins and development from historical times to today. Examines various epidemics, notable people and events in epidemiology, new ways scientists are fighting epidemics, modern pandemics, and the future of epidemiology. Includes color photographs, a timeline, a glossary, and further resources.
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title_display Epidemiology : the fight against Ebola & other diseases
title_full Epidemiology : the fight against Ebola & other diseases / by Carol Hand ; content consultant, A.R. Ruis, PhD, Epidemiology The Fight Against Ebola & Other Diseases
title_short Epidemiology :
title_sub the fight against Ebola & other diseases
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