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Plague and Pandemic Alert! - PB
Plague and Pandemic Alert! - PB
Plague and Pandemic Alert! - PB
9780778716129 | In Stock
From the mysterious plagues and diseases of ancient times to global epidemics and the flu, these disasters have evoked fear in the hearts of people. This book looks at types of diseases, how they are spread and contained, and their costly consequences. Topics include:
• a step-by-step explanation of how disease and plague outbreaks occur
• how epidemiologists predict and work to stop the spread of diseases
• a history of plagues from ancient times, such as the Black Plague, small pox, and flu as well modern diseases such as AIDS and SARS
• organizations that work to combat widespread diseases such as the Red Cross, World Health Organization, and Centers for Disease Control
• what people can do to stay safe and reduce their risk of transmitting diseases
• the long-term effects of plagues and diseases on populations today and in ancient times

Reading Level: Gr. 5
Interest Level: Gr. 5-8
Guided Reading Level: Q
Binding: Paperback
Series: Disaster Alert!
Author(s): Julie Karner

Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

Dewey: 614.5
Lexile: 1090L
Copyright: 2004

Plague and Pandemic Alert!

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