See what’s different and recognize global impact.
A comprehensive guide to the important topic of emerging and infectious diseases; covering the history, politics, and ethical debates related to infectious diseases. This set includes articles on how diseases impact science and culture, travel, and the future of both industrialized and impoverished nations.
This title is cross-curricular in nature and supports curricula in health, biology, and genetics, as well as history, government, and the social sciences.
Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
2 volumes/1300 Pages
Original Copyright 2018 | Available August 2018
See What’s Different:
New entries include Anellovirus, anti-cytokine antibody syndromes, Enterovirus 71 infection, Macrophage Activation Syndrome, Microsporidiosis, Powassan virus, President's (Obama administration) initiative on combating antibiotic resistance, Protozoan diseases, Sepsis as a WHO priority, Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome, Talaromycosis, Tick-borne diseases, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, Zika virus.
Written by experts in medicine, environmental science, epidemiology, and history.
Contains 315 full-color photos, illustrations, graphs, etc., accompany the text and visually explain key concepts
A glossary of terms (compiled of the entry-specific Key Terms lists), Introduction, Chronology, Primary Source guide, and a General Index to offer access to information