Epidemiology: The Fight Against Ebola and Other Diseases, 1st Edition

  • Carol Hand
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629691291
  • ISBN-13: 9781629691299
  • DDC: 614.4
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Ebola: Story of an Epidemic.
2: What Is Epidemiology?.
3: The Earliest Epidemiology.
4: Worldwide Diseases.
5: Scientific Study of Disease.
6: New Weapons Against Epidemics.
7: Modern Epidemiology.
8: Getting a Handle on Pandemics.
9: Epidemiology Present and Future.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.