The Influence of Global Environmental Change on Infectious Disease Dynamics
Publisher: National Academies Press 2014
Number of pages: 445
This report examines the observed and potential influence of environmental factors, acting both individually and in synergy, on infectious disease dynamics. The report considers a range of approaches to improve global readiness and capacity for surveillance, detection, and response to emerging microbial threats to plant, animal, and human health in the face of ongoing global environmental change.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Madeline Drexler - National Academies Press
The book provides an overview of infectious disease. Written for a general audience, it describes biology, history, and future trends of some of the world's most widespread infections and explains what we need to do to address this global challenge.
by Rennie W. Doane - 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.
- World Health Organization
WHO guideline has been developed to stop or delay pandemic influenza at its initial emergence. There is increased understanding of past pandemics, strengthened outbreak communications, greater insight on disease spread and approaches to control.
by Ingrid A. Lobo - 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.