Pandemic

How close are we to having another worldwide health crisis?Pandemic epidemiologists have identified one they believe is likely to happen in the next couple decades: the flu. Learn about factors that contribute to the spread of disease by examining past pandemics and epidemics, including the Bubonic Plague, smallpox Ebola, HIV/AIDS, and Zika. Examine case studies of potential pandemic diseases, like SARS and cholera, and find out how pathogens and antibiotics work. See how human activities such as global air travel and the disruption of animal habitats contribute to the risk of a new pandemic. And discover how scientists are striving to contain and control the spread of disease, both locally and globally.

SPECIFICATIONS

Grade Level
8
Trim Size
6" x 9"
Page Count
136
Dewey Number
614.4

FEATURES

Colour Photographs, Author Biography, Bibliography, Charts, Graphs, Diagrams, Further Reading, Glossary, Index, Source Notes, Web Sites

BINDING


Titles in This Series (Total of 1)

Book TitleISBN #CopyrightCDN ListDisc. %Disc. PriceStatus
Pandemic97815124521502019  $45.2020%$36.16 Available
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