Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases, 1st Edition
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- ISBN-10: 1410380777
- ISBN-13: 9781410380777
- Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
- Shipping Weight: .00 lbs ( .00 kgs)
- 450 Pages | Print | Hardcover
- © 2018 | Published
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases (GEED) will be a comprehensive guide and unique source of information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence. This title is an exciting new addition to the successful Gale Encyclopedia of … health line of products. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises. Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus are among the diseases that will be covered.
Helicobacter pylori infection.
American trypanosomiasis (chagas disease).
Avian influenza (H5N8, H1N1, H7N9, H5N1).
Case Study: Influenza.
Conflict and forced migration.
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever.
Dengue fever and severe dengue.
Dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease).
Eastern equine encephalitis.
Ebola virus disease.
Enterovirus 71 infection.
Epidemiology: Monitoring outbreaks and the spread of infectious disease.
Escherichia coli O157:H7.
Globalization and emerging diseases.
Group A streptococcal disease.
Hansen's disease (leprosy).
Hantavirus disease/hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.
Hendra virus (HeV) infection.
HPV 16, HPV 18.
Japanese encephalitis virus (JE).
Kyasanur forest disease.
LaCrosse encephalitis (LACV).
Lyme disease (tick-borne).
Marburg virus disease.
Mayaro virus disease.
Melioidosis (Whitmore's disease).
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
Nipah virus (NiV) infection.
Obesity, hypertension, and diabetes.
Omsk hemorrhagic fever.
Oropouche virus disease.
Pertussis (whooping cough).
Powassan virus (tick borne).
Respiratory syncytial virus.
Rift Valley fever.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS).
Social determinants of disease emergence.
St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV).
Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
Toxic shock syndrome.
Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD).
Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE).
Water and sanitation.
West Nile virus.
Western equine encephalitis (WEE).
Whitewater Arroyo (WWA) virus.
Zika virus disease.