Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Epidemiology and the Study of Disease
Annotation:A fascinating look at seven diseases that have changed the course of human history, including myths about causes, symptoms, and personal stories of people impacted by the disease.
Annotation:The inside scoop on some of the medical profession's weirdest mysteries. Features stories, photos, and some gross details.
Annotation:The story of the 1854 London cholera epidemic, including an author's note about this epidemic's contribution as the first foray into the science of epidemiology.
Annotation:A journey into the gripping world of emerging diseases, this book details an epidemic in 2005 and gives eye-opening information on seven other modern-day epidemics
Annotation:A fast-paced novel about a parasite causing a condition similar to vampirism, interspersed with factual chapters about actual parasites even more horrifying than the fictional one.
Annotation:A fact-filled look at how the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 almost brought down the newly-established United States.
Annotation:Filled with full-color photos, this book takes a look at antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the risks they pose to public health.