What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease

What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease

(2010)


44 pages | 8 1/2 x 8 1/2

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44 pages | 8 1/2 x 8 1/2

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Institute of Medicine (IOM)

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Institute of Medicine. What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2010.

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  • What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease
    New infectious diseases are emerging and old ones are appearing in new places around the globe. What s behind this trend? And to what extent has human behavior amplified the problem? Visit the supplementary website to get the information you need to understand this complex topic.

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About a quarter of deaths worldwide--many of them children--are caused by infectious organisms. The World Health Organization reports that new infectious diseases are continuing to emerge and familiar ones are appearing in new locations around the globe. What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease provides an overview of infectious disease, drawing on reports of the Institute of Medicine.


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