Logo

What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease

Small book cover: What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease

What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease
by

Publisher: National Academies Press
Number of pages: 45

Description:
The book provides an overview of infectious disease, drawing on reports of the Institute of Medicine. Written for a general audience, it describes the biology, history, and future trends of some of the world's most widespread and harmful infections and explains what we need to do to address this global challenge.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(1.6MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Dengue: Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and ControlDengue: Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention and Control
- World Health Organization
The magnitude of the dengue problem has increased dramatically and has extended geographically to many previously unaffected areas. This book provides updated practical information on the clinical management and delivery of clinical services.
(3892 views)
Book cover: Insects and DiseasesInsects and Diseases
by - The Quinn & Boden Co. press
This little book is an attempt to bring together and place in untechnical form the most important of the facts gathered from sources many of which are at present inaccessible to the general reader, perhaps even to many physicians and entomologists.
(9854 views)
Book cover: Emerging Viral Diseases: The One Health ConnectionEmerging Viral Diseases: The One Health Connection
- National Academies Press
The authors examine factors driving the appearance, establishment, and spread of emerging, re-emerging and novel viral diseases; the global health and economic impacts of recently emerging viral diseases in humans; and the policy approaches ...
(2968 views)
Book cover: Dengue FeverDengue Fever
by - Cambridge, MA: NPG Education
This debilitating and sometimes lethal infection affects more and more people every year. In this book, you will learn the symptoms of dengue, how it spreads via mosquitoes, and what new research is emerging to stop the disease in its tracks.
(3841 views)