When Birds Get Flu and Cows Go Mad!: How Safe Are We?

When Birds Get Flu and Cows Go Mad!: How Safe Are We?

by John DiConsiglio
     
 

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Say a patient dies from a terrible disease that no one can identify. That's a job for experts in infectious diseases. They'll study the patient's blood and body fluids. They'll examine where the victim lived. They'll try to identify the disease and stop it from claiming more lives. Want to know more? Peck Your Way Through This Book and Read About: how to tell if you…  See more details below

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Say a patient dies from a terrible disease that no one can identify. That's a job for experts in infectious diseases. They'll study the patient's blood and body fluids. They'll examine where the victim lived. They'll try to identify the disease and stop it from claiming more lives. Want to know more? Peck Your Way Through This Book and Read About: how to tell if you have a normal flu-or a deadly bird flu; how a mad cow caused trouble in the Pacific Northwest; the most well-known modern-day pandemic; and whether you might just have what it takes to be an epidemiologist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531175286
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
24/7: Science Behind the Scenes Series: Medical Files
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
1,139,081
Product dimensions:
6.61(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.15(d)
Lexile:
810L (what's this?)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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