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Epidemiology’s Role in Infectious and Communicable Diseases

Topic 1: Disease Outbreak

Select an infectious disease and research the CDC website for information about the disease including:

  • its natural history,
  • presenting symptoms, and
  • outbreak characteristics
  • Identify an occurrence of the disease by searching the Internet for recent reports of this disease and compare that episode or occurrence with information from the CDC website.
  • How closely did that outbreak resemble the case definition?

TEXTBOOK:

Title:Public Health Nursing.      Author:Marcia Stanhope; Jeanette Lancaster.    Edition:10Copyright Date:2020.     Publisher:Elsevier – Health Sciences Division.       ISBN:9780323582247

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