Discover the newest volume in the series.

This second edition of The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases is a comprehensive guide and a 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. It is an addition to the successful Gale Encyclopedia of … health line of products.

The accessible coverage of topics affecting readers makes this suitable for school libraries, Career and Technical Education programs, magnet programs in health fields as well as parents, college students, and newly diagnosed patients who are seeking authoritative information on health topics.

Print ISBN: 9781535875493

eBook ISBN: 9781535875509

Key features:

  • 145 entries, approximately 1,000–2,000 words each. Examples: COVID-19, Ebola virus disease, Lassa fever, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Monkeypox, Zika virus disease, antibiotic/antimicrobial resistance, and social determinants of disease emergence.
  • 157 full-color photos, illustrations, graphs, etc. to highlight the text.
  • Abundant cross-references to help readers make connections between entries.

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