Emerging infections: microbial threats to health in the United States
by J. Lederberg, R. E. Shope, S. C. Oaks
Publisher: National Academies 1992
Number of pages: 294
The emergence of HIV disease and AIDS, the reemergence of tuberculosis, and the increased opportunity for disease spread through international travel demonstrate the critical importance of global vigilance for infectious diseases. This volume highlights risk factors for the emergence of microbial threats to health, warns against complacency in public health, and promotes early prevention as a cost-effective and crucial strategy for maintaining public health in the United States and worldwide.
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by David Coggon, David Barker, Geoffrey Rose - BMJ Books
This concise and readable book is a great introductions to epidemiology in health care. It is an invaluable tool for all medical students and health care professionals, whether they are learning epidemiology for the first time or as a reference.
by Kathy Pond - World Health Organization
The popularity of recreational activities which involve contact with water is growing. Exposures to pathogens may result in disease. This book gives a comprehensive review of potential disease outcomes associated with recreational water activities.
by Jonathan R Davis, Joshua Lederberg (ed.) - National Academies Press
The authors highlight important issues, suggest possible practical solutions, and indicate impediments that must be overcome to improve infectious disease surveillance and response, communication and coordination, and education and outreach.
by Paul J Birrell, et al. - NIHR Journals Library
This study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research, has shown that real-time inference of pandemic flu is feasible using spatially disaggregated data and a system to implement this is developed to fit with pandemic preparedness plans.