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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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
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 810L (what's this?)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


Medical 411
What's the World?: Overheard in the Lab     8
Nothing to Sneeze At: See for Yourself     10
The Medical Team: Who's Who?     12
True-Life Case Files!
The Mystery of the Killer Bird Flu!     15
The Case of the Missing Mad Cow!     20
Medical Download
Key Dates in the History of Disease: Flashback     42
In the News: Ripped from the Headlines     44
The Disease Hunter's Toolbox: Real Stuff     46
Fear of Food?     48
A Modern Pandemic     49
Help Wanted: Epidemiologist: Careers     52
Yellow Pages
Resources     56
Dictionary     59
Index     62
Author's Note     64

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